Fortra (formerly, HelpSystems) GoAnywhere MFT suffers from a pre-authentication command injection vulnerability in the License Response Servlet due to deserializing an arbitrary attacker-controlled object. This issue was patched in version 7.1.2.
Published 2023-02-06 20:15:14
Updated 2023-04-10 20:15:08
Source Rapid7, Inc.
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CVE-2023-0669 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

This issue is known to have been leveraged as part of a ransomware campaign.
CISA vulnerability name:
Fortra GoAnywhere MFT Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Fortra (formerly, HelpSystems) GoAnywhere MFT contains a pre-authentication remote code execution vulnerability in the License Response Servlet due to deserializing an attacker-controlled object.
This CVE has a CISA AA located here: Please see the AA for associated IOCs. Additional information is available at: Fortra users must have an account in order to login
Added on 2023-02-10 Action due date 2023-03-03

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-0669

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2023-0669

  • Fortra GoAnywhere MFT Unsafe Deserialization RCE
    Disclosure Date: 2023-02-01
    First seen: 2023-09-11
    This module exploits CVE-2023-0669, which is an object deserialization vulnerability in Fortra GoAnywhere MFT. Authors: - Ron Bowes - Frycos (Florian Hauser)

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-0669

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2023-0669

  • The product deserializes untrusted data without sufficiently verifying that the resulting data will be valid.
    Assigned by:
    • cve@rapid7.con (Secondary)
    • (Primary)

References for CVE-2023-0669

Products affected by CVE-2023-0669

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