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Sysax 5.53 SSH Username Buffer Overflow

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Sysax 5.53 SSH Username Buffer Overflow

Disclosed
02/27/2012
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a vulnerability found in Sysax's SSH service. By supplying a long username, the SSH server will copy that data on the stack without proper bounds checking, therefore allowing remote code execution under the context of the user. Please note that previous versions (before 5.53) are also affected by this bug.

Author(s)

  • Craig Freyman
  • sinn3r <sinn3r@metasploit.com>

Platform

Windows

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

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