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HP Easy Printer Care XMLCacheMgr Class ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution

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HP Easy Printer Care XMLCacheMgr Class ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution



This module allows remote attackers to place arbitrary files on a users file system by abusing the "CacheDocumentXMLWithId" method from the "XMLCacheMgr" class in the HP Easy Printer HPTicketMgr.dll ActiveX Control (HPTicketMgr.dll Code execution can be achieved by first uploading the payload to the remote machine embeddeding a vbs file, and then upload another mof file, which enables Windows Management Instrumentation service to execute the vbs. Please note that this module currently only works for Windows before Vista.


  • Andrea Micalizzi
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez@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/hp_easy_printer_care_xmlcachemgr
msf exploit(hp_easy_printer_care_xmlcachemgr) > show targets
msf exploit(hp_easy_printer_care_xmlcachemgr) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(hp_easy_printer_care_xmlcachemgr) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(hp_easy_printer_care_xmlcachemgr) > exploit

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