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Adobe Flash Player Nellymoser Audio Decoding Buffer Overflow

This module exploits a buffer overflow on Adobe Flash Player when handling nellymoser encoded audio inside a FLV video, as exploited in the wild on June 2015. This module has been tested successfully on: Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit), IE11 and Adobe Flash, Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit), Firefox 38.0.5 and Adobe Flash, Windows 8.1, Firefox 38.0.5 and Adobe Flash, Linux Mint "Rebecca" (32 bits), Firefox 33.0 and Adobe Flash, and Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, Firefox 35.01, and Adobe Flash Note that this exploit is effective against both CVE-2015-3113 and the earlier CVE-2015-3043, since CVE-2015-3113 is effectively a regression to the same root cause as CVE-2015-3043.

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Module Name



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



  • Windows
  • Linux


  • windows
  • linux


  • x86



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

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