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Adobe Flash Player Shader Buffer Overflow

This module exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability occurs in the flash.Display.Shader class, when setting specially crafted data as its bytecode, as exploited in the wild in April 2014. This module has been tested successfully on IE 6 to IE 11 with Flash 11, Flash 12 and Flash 13 over Windows XP SP3, Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.

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Module Name



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



  • Automatic


  • windows



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/windows/browser/adobe_flash_pixel_bender_bof msf exploit(adobe_flash_pixel_bender_bof) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(adobe_flash_pixel_bender_bof) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(adobe_flash_pixel_bender_bof) > show options and set options... msf exploit(adobe_flash_pixel_bender_bof) > exploit

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