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Worldweaver DX Studio Player shell.execute() Command Execution

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Worldweaver DX Studio Player shell.execute() Command Execution

Disclosed
06/09/2009
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a command execution vulnerability within the DX Studio Player from Worldweaver for versions 3.0.29 and earlier. The player is a browser plugin for IE (ActiveX) and Firefox (dll). When an unsuspecting user visits a web page referring to a specially crafted .dxstudio document, an attacker can execute arbitrary commands. Testing was conducted using plugin version 3.0.29.0 for Firefox 2.0.0.20 and IE 6 on Windows XP SP3. In IE, the user will be prompted if they wish to allow the plug-in to access local files. This prompt appears to occur only once per server host. NOTE: This exploit uses additionally dangerous script features to write to local files!

Author(s)

  • jduck <jduck@metasploit.com>

Platform

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

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