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HP Data Protector 8.10 Remote Command Execution

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HP Data Protector 8.10 Remote Command Execution



This module exploits a remote command execution on HP Data Protector 8.10. Arbitrary commands can be executed by sending crafted requests with opcode 28 to the OmniInet service listening on the TCP/5555 port. Since there is a strict length limitation on the command, rundll32.exe is executed, and the payload is provided through a DLL by a fake SMB server. This module has been tested successfully on HP Data Protector 8.1 on Windows 7 SP1.


  • Christian Ramirez
  • Henoch Barrera
  • Matthew Hall <hallm@sec-1.com>




x86, x64


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

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