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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-5231

All editions of Rapid7 Metasploit prior to version 4.13.0-2017020701 contain a directory traversal vulnerability in the Meterpreter stdapi CommandDispatcher.cmd_download() function. By using a specially-crafted build of Meterpreter, it is possible to write to an arbitrary directory on the Metasploit console with the permissions of the running Metasploit instance.
Publish Date : 2017-03-02 Last Update Date : 2017-03-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal
CWE ID 22

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-5231

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rapid7 Metasploit 4.13.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rapid7 Metasploit 1

- References For CVE-2017-5231

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96954
BID 96954 Metasploit Multiple Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-03-22
https://community.rapid7.com/community/infosec/blog/2017/03/01/multiple-vulnerabilities-affecting-four-rapid7-products CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-5231

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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