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Microsoft Visual Studio Mdmask32.ocx ActiveX Buffer Overflow

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Microsoft Visual Studio Mdmask32.ocx ActiveX Buffer Overflow

Disclosed
08/13/2008
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in Microsoft's Visual Studio 6.0. When passing a specially crafted string to the Mask parameter of the Mdmask32.ocx ActiveX Control, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.

Author(s)

  • koshi
  • MC <mc@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/ms08_070_visual_studio_msmask
msf exploit(ms08_070_visual_studio_msmask) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(ms08_070_visual_studio_msmask) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(ms08_070_visual_studio_msmask) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(ms08_070_visual_studio_msmask) > exploit

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