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Microsoft Windows Shell LNK Code Execution

This module exploits a vulnerability in the handling of Windows Shortcut files (.LNK) that contain an icon resource pointing to a malicious DLL. This module creates a WebDAV service that can be used to run an arbitrary payload when accessed as a UNC path.

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Module Name

exploit/windows/browser/ms10_046_shortcut_icon_dllloader

Authors

  • hdm <x [at] hdm.io>
  • jduck <jduck [at] metasploit.com>
  • B_H

References

Targets

  • Automatic

Platforms

  • windows

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/windows/browser/ms10_046_shortcut_icon_dllloader msf exploit(ms10_046_shortcut_icon_dllloader) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(ms10_046_shortcut_icon_dllloader) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(ms10_046_shortcut_icon_dllloader) > show options ...show and set options... msf exploit(ms10_046_shortcut_icon_dllloader) > exploit

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