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AwingSoft Winds3D Player 3.5 SceneURL Download and Execute

This module exploits an untrusted program execution vulnerability within the Winds3D Player from AwingSoft. The Winds3D Player is a browser plugin for IE (ActiveX), Opera (DLL) and Firefox (XPI). By setting the 'SceneURL' parameter to the URL to an executable, an attacker can execute arbitrary code. Testing was conducted using plugin version for Firefox 3.5 and IE 8 on Windows XP SP3.

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Module Name



  • jduck <jduck [at]>



  • Automatic


  • windows



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/awingsoft_winds3d_sceneurl msf exploit(awingsoft_winds3d_sceneurl) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(awingsoft_winds3d_sceneurl) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(awingsoft_winds3d_sceneurl) > show options and set options... msf exploit(awingsoft_winds3d_sceneurl) > exploit