Core Certified Exploits

Library of expert validated exploits for safe and effective pen tests

Exploit development can be an advanced penetration testing skill that takes time to master. Additionally, when on a job, pen testers often don’t have the resources to create a new exploit. Many resort to searching for and using pre-written exploits that have not been tested and must go through the timely effort of quality assurance testing in order to ensure they are secure and effective.

Core Impact users can save time by finding all the up-to-date exploits they need in one place. We provide a robust library of exploits designed to enable pen testers to safely and efficiently conduct successful penetration tests. Whether written by our own internal team or by a third party like ExCraft, you can trust they have been thoroughly tested and validated by our experts.

The universe of vulnerabilities is huge and not all of them represent the same risk for the customers. Vulnerabilities do not all have the same level of criticality. Some may be easily exploitable by a low-level user, while others may not be exploitable at all. To increase the efficiency of the attacks and the quality of the exploits provided, the Core Impact team has developed selection criteria to prioritize its analysis and implementation. We determine which exploits warrant creation based on the following questions:

  • What are the most critical attacks from the attacker’s perspective?
  • What new vulnerabilities are more likely to be exploited in real attacks?
  • What exploits are the most valuable for Core Impact?

Once an exploit is approved, its priority order considers the following variables: 

  • Vulnerability Properties: CVE, disclosure date, access mechanism and privileges needed. 
  • Target Environment Setup: OS, application prevalence, version and special configurations needed. 
  • Value Provided to Core Impact: Customer request, usage in multiple attacks, allows the installation of an agent, etc. 
  • Technical Cost vs. Benefit: An analysis weighing the resources needed to build an exploit with the internal and external knowledge gained in its creation. 

Each one of these variables has a different weight and provides a ranking of the potential exploits to be developed. Following those criteria, the top of the list would contain, for example, a vulnerability on Windows (most popular OS) that can be exploited remotely, without authentication and that provides super user privileges. 

Correspondingly, a vulnerability on an application that is rarely installed, needs special configurations, and requires User Interaction, would be at the bottom.

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Title Description Date Added CVE Link Exploit Platform Exploit Type Product Name
VMware Workspace ONE Access Hekate Remote Code Execution Exploit An authentication bypass in OAuth2TokenResourceController access control service, a JDBC injection that allows remote code execution in DBConnectionCheckController dbCheck and a local privilege escalation via publishCaCert.hzn and gatherConfig.hzn; allows unauthenticated remote attackers to execute system commands as root. Linux Exploits / OS Command Injection / Known Vulnerabilities Impact
Microsoft Windows CSRSS Integer Overflow Vulnerability DoS There is an integer overflow in the BaseSrvActivationContextCacheDuplicateUnicodeString function in the sxssrv.dll module of the CSRSS process.
Windows Denial of Service / Local Impact
Zoho ManageEngine Password Manager Pro XML-RPC Java Deserialization Vulnerability Remote Code Execution Exploit A java deserialization vulnerability in Zoho ManageEngine Pro before 12101 and PAM360 before 5510 allows unauthenticated attackers to send crafted XML-RPC requests with malicious serialized data to execute system commands as SYSTEM. Windows Exploits / Remote Code Execution Impact
Linux Kernel Legacy Parse Param IU HO Local Privilege Escalation Exploit A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the legacy_parse_param function in the Filesystem Context functionality of the Linux kernel verified the supplied parameters length. An unprivileged (in case of unprivileged user namespaces enabled, otherwise needs namespaced CAP_SYS_ADMIN privilege) local user able to open a filesystem that does not support the Filesystem Context API (and thus fallbacks to legacy handling) could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system

Linux Exploits / Local Impact
Microsoft Windows SMBv3 FileNormalizedNameInformation DoS Microsoft Windows SMBv3 suffers from a null pointer dereference in versions of Windows prior to the April, 2022 patch set. By sending a malformed FileNormalizedNameInformation SMBv3 request over a named pipe, an attacker can cause a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) crash of the Windows kernel. For most systems, this attack requires authentication, except in the special case of Windows Domain Controllers, where unauthenticated users can always open named pipes as long as they can establish an SMB session. Typically, after the BSOD, the victim SMBv3 server will reboot. Windows Denial of Service / Remote Impact
SourceGraph <3.37 CVE-2022-23642 Remote Code Execution CVE-2022-23642 Sourcegraph Remote Code Execution Windows, Linux Exploits / Remote Code Execution SCADA
ICL ScadaFlex II SCADA Controllers SC-1/SC-2 Remote File Delete You can delete any file on the device that is not authenticated.
On ICL ScadaFlex II SCADA Controller SC-1 and SC-2 1.03.07 devices, unauthenticated remote attackers can overwrite, delete, or create files.
Exploits / Remote SCADA
FLIR Systems FLIR Brickstream 3D+ Unauthenticated Config Download File Disclosure FLIR Systems FLIR Brickstream 3D+ Unauthenticated Config Download File Disclosure, Security Bypass, Exposure of System Information, Exposure of Sensitive Information Windows Exploits / Remote SCADA
Comtrol RocketLinx Arbitrary File Read improper Authorization vulnerability of Pepperl+Fuchs P+F Comtrol RocketLinx ES7510-XT, ES8509-XT, ES8510-XT, ES9528-XTv2,
ES7506, ES7510, ES7528, ES8508, ES8508F, ES8510, ES8510-XTE, ES9528/ES9528-XT (all versions) and ICRL-M-8RJ45/4SFP-G-DIN,
ICRL-M-16RJ45/4CP-G-DIN FW 1.2.3 and below has an active TFTP-Service.
Exploits / Remote SCADA
Telesquare SDT-CW3B1 1.1.0 Router OS Command Injection Telesquare SDT-CW3B1 could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by a command injection vulnerability. By sending a specially-crafted request using the sysCommand parameter, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system. Exploits / Remote IOT
Reolink E1 Zoom Camera config files disclosure Reolink E1 Zoom Camera Remote Configuration Disclosure Exploits / Client Side IOT
Netgear RAX35, RAX38, RAX40 routers path traversal A path traversal attack in web interfaces of Netgear RAX35, RAX38, and RAX40 routers before v1.0.4.102, allows a remote unauthenticated attacker to gain access to sensitive restricted information, such as forbidden files of the web application, via sending a specially crafted HTTP packet. Exploits / Remote IOT
Besder 6024PB-XMA501 IP camera Path Traversal Vulnerability This module exploits a directory traversal vulnerability in Besder 6024PB-XMA501 IP camera Windows Exploits / Remote IOT
Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Connected Cache Local Privilege Escalation Exploit The vulnerability allowed a local low-privileged user to execute arbitrary Powershell as SYSTEM due to improper file permission assignment. Windows Exploits / Local Impact
IBM DB2 Web Query for IBM i Log4shell Vulnerability Checker JNDI features used in configuration, log messages, and parameters present in Apache Log4j2 do not protect against attacker controlled LDAP and other JNDI related endpoints. This library, used by IBM DB2 Web Query for IBM i, allows unauthenticated attackers to execute system commands. IBM i Information gathering / Vulnerability checkers Impact
Atlassian Questions for Confluence Hardcoded Credentials Vulnerability Checker Atlassian Questions for Confluence creates a Confluence user account with the username disabledsystemuser.

The disabledsystemuser account is created with a hardcoded password and is added to the confluence-users group, which allows viewing and editing all non-restricted pages within Confluence by default

A remote, unauthenticated attacker with knowledge of the hardcoded password could exploit this to log into Confluence and access any pages the confluence-users group has access to.
Linux, Windows Information gathering / Vulnerability checkers Impact
Oracle Access Manager ADF Faces Deserialization Vulnerability Remote Code Execution Exploit A server side request forgery present in getKeyInfoData function of oracle.security.xmlsec.keys.RetrievalMethod and a deserialization vulnerability present in the ADF Faces framework allows a unauthenticated attacker with network access via HTTP to execute system commands. Windows, Linux Exploits / Remote Code Execution Impact
Microsoft Windows Networks File System 4.1 Remote DoS Microsoft Windows could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or BSOD the system, caused by a design flaw in the Network File System component. Windows Denial of Service / Remote Impact
Linux Kernel Netfilter Dup Netdev OOB Write Local Privilege Escalation Exploit net/netfilter/nf_dup_netdev.c in the Linux kernel 5.4 through 5.6.10 allows local users to gain privileges because of a heap out-of-bounds write. This is related to nf_tables_offload.

Linux Exploits / Local Impact
Zyxel NWA-1100-NH Command Injection A command injection vulnerability in the web interface of the Zyxel NWA-1100-NH firmware could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary OS commands on the device. Exploits / Remote IOT
Xiongmai DVRs Remote Denial of Service A buffer overflow in the RTSP service of the Xiongmai DVR devices allows an unauthenticated attacker to send a crafted RTSP request, with a long digest CSeq header Windows Denial of Service / Remote IOT
Q-See Surveillance DVR Remote Configuration Disclosure Q-See Surveillance DVR QC444 Remote Configuration Disclosure Exploits / Client Side IOT
phpIPAM <1.4.5 CVE-2022-23046 Authenticated SQL Injection phpIPAM Exploits / Remote SCADAPRO
JUNG Smart Panel Designer Directory Traversal 0day This module exploits a Directory Traversal vulnerability in JUNG Smart Panel Designer Windows Exploits / Remote SCADAPRO
SolarView Compact Directory Traversal Vulnerability This module exploits a directory traversal vulnerability in SolarView Compact ver 6.00 Windows Exploits / Remote SCADA