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GoAnywhere MFT Unauthenticated Remote Code Execution (CVE-2023-0669)

Application Details

GoAnywhere MFT is a secure managed file transfer solution that streamlines the exchange of data between systems, employees, customers, and trading partners. It provides centralized control with extensive security settings, detailed audit trails, and helps process information from files into XML, EDI, CSV, and JSON databases.


Fortra GoAnywhere MFT could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the unsafe deserialization of data by the License Response Servlet.


By sending specially crafted input, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.

POST /goanywhere/lic/accept



By turning this into a traffic file and matching rule, we are able to detect attempts to execute arbitrary code on the system.


Idappcom have created signature 8023538 along with a traffic file for this vulnerability.


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