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Adobe Flash Player PCRE Regex Vulnerability

This module exploits a vulnerability found in Adobe Flash Player. A compilation logic error in the PCRE engine, specifically in the handling of the \c escape sequence when followed by a multi-byte UTF8 character, allows arbitrary execution of PCRE bytecode.

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Module Name

exploit/windows/browser/adobe_flash_pcre

Authors

  • Mark Brand
  • sinn3r <sinn3r [at] metasploit.com>

References

Targets

  • Automatic

Platforms

  • windows

Reliability

Development

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

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