This module gains remote code execution on Firefox 35-36 by abusing a privilege escalation bug in resource:// URIs. PDF.js is used to exploit the bug. This exploit requires the user to click anywhere on the page to trigger the vulnerability.
To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':
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