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Microsoft Plug and Play Service Registry Overflow

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Microsoft Plug and Play Service Registry Overflow



This module triggers a stack buffer overflow in the Windows Plug and Play service. This vulnerability can be exploited on Windows 2000 without a valid user account. Since the PnP service runs inside the service.exe process, this module will result in a forced reboot on Windows 2000. Obtaining code execution is possible if user-controlled memory can be placed at 0x00000030, 0x0030005C, or 0x005C005C.


  • hdm <x@hdm.io>


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 auxiliary/dos/windows/smb/ms05_047_pnp
msf auxiliary(ms05_047_pnp) > show actions
msf auxiliary(ms05_047_pnp) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(ms05_047_pnp) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(ms05_047_pnp) > run 

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