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Honeywell Tema Remote Installer ActiveX Remote Code Execution

This module exploits a vulnerability found in the Honeywell Tema ActiveX Remote Installer. This ActiveX control can be abused by using the DownloadFromURL() function to install an arbitrary MSI from a remote location without checking source authenticity or user notification. This module has been tested successfully with the Remote Installer ActiveX installed with Honeywell EBI R410.1 - TEMA 5.3.0 and Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 on Windows XP SP3.

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Module Name



  • Billy Rios
  • Terry McCorkle
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez [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/honeywell_tema_exec msf exploit(honeywell_tema_exec) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(honeywell_tema_exec) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(honeywell_tema_exec) > show options and set options... msf exploit(honeywell_tema_exec) > exploit