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Java Applet JAX-WS Remote Code Execution

This module abuses the JAX-WS classes from a Java Applet to run arbitrary Java code outside of the sandbox as exploited in the wild in November of 2012. The vulnerability affects Java version 7u7 and earlier.

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Module Name

exploit/multi/browser/java_jre17_jaxws

Authors

  • Unknown
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez [at] metasploit.com>

References

Targets

  • Generic (Java Payload)
  • Windows Universal
  • Linux x86

Platforms

  • java
  • windows
  • linux

Architectures

  • java
  • x86

Reliability

Development

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/multi/browser/java_jre17_jaxws msf exploit(java_jre17_jaxws) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(java_jre17_jaxws) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(java_jre17_jaxws) > show options ...show and set options... msf exploit(java_jre17_jaxws) > exploit

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