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Exim "perl_startup" Privilege Escalation

Disclosed
03/10/2016
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a Perl injection vulnerability in Exim < 4.86.2 given the presence of the "perl_startup" configuration parameter.

Author(s)

  • Dawid Golunski
  • wvu <wvu@metasploit.com>

Platform

Unix

Architectures

cmd

Development

References

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/unix/local/exim_perl_startup
msf exploit(exim_perl_startup) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(exim_perl_startup) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(exim_perl_startup) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(exim_perl_startup) > exploit

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