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Black Ice Cover Page ActiveX Control Arbitrary File Download

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Black Ice Cover Page ActiveX Control Arbitrary File Download



This module allows remote attackers to place arbitrary files on a users file system by abusing the "DownloadImageFileURL" method in the Black Ice BIImgFrm.ocx ActiveX Control (BIImgFrm.ocx Code execution can be achieved by first uploading the payload to the remote machine, and then upload another mof file, which enables Windows Management Instrumentation service to execute the binary. Please note that this module currently only works for Windows before Vista. Also, a similar issue is reported in BIDIB.ocx ( within the Barcode SDK.


  • shinnai
  • mr_me <steventhomasseeley@gmail.com>
  • sinn3r <sinn3r@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/windows/browser/blackice_downloadimagefileurl
msf exploit(blackice_downloadimagefileurl) > show targets
msf exploit(blackice_downloadimagefileurl) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(blackice_downloadimagefileurl) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(blackice_downloadimagefileurl) > exploit

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