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OpenSMTPD MAIL FROM Remote Code Execution

Disclosed
01/28/2020
Created
02/07/2020

Description

This module exploits a command injection in the MAIL FROM field during SMTP interaction with OpenSMTPD to execute a command as the root user.

Author(s)

  • Qualys
  • wvu <wvu@metasploit.com>
  • RageLtMan <rageltman@sempervictus>

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/smtp/opensmtpd_mail_from_rce
msf exploit(opensmtpd_mail_from_rce) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(opensmtpd_mail_from_rce) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(opensmtpd_mail_from_rce) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(opensmtpd_mail_from_rce) > exploit

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