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Citrix Gateway ActiveX Control Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Citrix Gateway ActiveX Control Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability



This module exploits a stack based buffer overflow in the Citrix Gateway ActiveX control. Exploitation of this vulnerability requires user interaction. The victim must click a button in a dialog to begin a scan. This is typical interaction that users should be accustom to. Exploitation results in code execution with the privileges of the user who browsed to the exploit page.


  • Michal Trojnara
  • bannedit <bannedit@metasploit.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/citrix_gateway_actx
msf exploit(citrix_gateway_actx) > show targets
msf exploit(citrix_gateway_actx) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(citrix_gateway_actx) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(citrix_gateway_actx) > exploit

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