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SAP NetWeaver HostControl Command Injection



This module exploits a command injection vulnerability in the SAPHostControl Service, by sending a specially crafted SOAP request to the management console. In order to deal with the spaces and length limitations, a WebDAV service is created to run an arbitrary payload when accessed as a UNC path. Because of this, the target host must have the WebClient service (WebDAV Mini-Redirector) enabled. It is enabled and automatically started by default on Windows XP SP3, but disabled by default on Windows 2003 SP2.


  • Michael Jordon
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez@metasploit.com>




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/windows/http/sap_host_control_cmd_exec
msf exploit(sap_host_control_cmd_exec) > show targets
msf exploit(sap_host_control_cmd_exec) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(sap_host_control_cmd_exec) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(sap_host_control_cmd_exec) > exploit

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