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Sun Java JRE getSoundbank file:// URI Buffer Overflow

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Sun Java JRE getSoundbank file:// URI Buffer Overflow



This module exploits a flaw in the getSoundbank function in the Sun JVM. The payload is serialized and passed to the applet via PARAM tags. It must be a native payload. The effected Java versions are JDK and JRE 6 Update 16 and earlier, JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 21 and earlier, SDK and JRE 1.4.2_23 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.3.1_26 and earlier. NOTE: Although all of the above versions are reportedly vulnerable, only 1.6.0_u11 and 1.6.0_u16 on Windows XP SP3 were tested.


  • kf <kf_list@digitalmunition.com>
  • jduck <jduck@metasploit.com>




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

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