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  • Writer's pictureAnup Ghosh

HFS File Server Vulnerability PoC Exploit Code Released

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Proof of concept (PoC) exploit code for HTTP file server (HFS) vulnerability (CVE-2024-39943) is now out in the wild. The vulnerability in HFS allows remote authenticated users to run arbitrary code on the file server that runs over the web http protocol. This means attackers can create backdoors for themselves, execute system commands, and install malware on web servers.

What You Can Do

This vulnerability will likely be found on your external attack surface, typically your web server. As such it will be discoverable and exploitable by adversaries who can do internet scans of vulnerabilities. The first order of business is to know your attack surfaces and whether you have this HFS vulnerability. Then upgrade to version 0.52.10 or later.

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