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Webmin /file/show.cgi Remote Command Execution

Disclosed
09/06/2012
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits an arbitrary command execution vulnerability in Webmin 1.580. The vulnerability exists in the /file/show.cgi component and allows an authenticated user, with access to the File Manager Module, to execute arbitrary commands with root privileges. The module has been tested successfully with Webmin 1.580 over Ubuntu 10.04.

Author(s)

  • Unknown
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez@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/webapp/webmin_show_cgi_exec
msf exploit(webmin_show_cgi_exec) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(webmin_show_cgi_exec) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(webmin_show_cgi_exec) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(webmin_show_cgi_exec) > exploit

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