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Symantec Altiris DS SQL Injection

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Symantec Altiris DS SQL Injection



This module exploits a SQL injection flaw in Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution 6.8 to 6.9.164. The vulnerability exists on axengine.exe which fails to adequately sanitize numeric input fields in "UpdateComputer" notification Requests. In order to spawn a shell, several SQL injections are required in close succession, first to enable xp_cmdshell, then retrieve the payload via TFTP and finally execute it. The module also has the capability to disable or enable local application authentication. In order to work the target system must have a tftp client available.


  • Brett Moore
  • 3v0lver




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

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