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Java Applet Method Handle Remote Code Execution

Disclosed
10/16/2012
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module abuses the Method Handle class from a Java Applet to run arbitrary Java code outside of the sandbox. The vulnerability affects Java version 7u7 and earlier.

Author(s)

  • Unknown
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez@metasploit.com>

Platform

Java,Linux,OSX,Windows

Development

References

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_jre17_method_handle
msf exploit(java_jre17_method_handle) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(java_jre17_method_handle) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(java_jre17_method_handle) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(java_jre17_method_handle) > exploit

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