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MS12-037 Microsoft Internet Explorer Same ID Property Deleted Object Handling Memory Corruption

This module exploits a memory corruption flaw in Internet Explorer 8 when handling objects with the same ID property. At the moment this module targets IE8 over Windows XP SP3 and Windows 7. This module supports heap massaging as well as the heap spray method seen in the wild (Java msvcrt71.dll).

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Module Name



  • Dark Son
  • Unknown
  • Yichong Lin
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez [at]>



  • Automatic
  • IE 8 on Windows XP SP3 with msvcrt ROP
  • IE 8 on Windows XP SP3 with JRE ROP
  • IE 8 on Windows 7 SP1/Vista SP2 with JRE ROP


  • 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/ms12_037_same_id msf exploit(ms12_037_same_id) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(ms12_037_same_id) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(ms12_037_same_id) > show options and set options... msf exploit(ms12_037_same_id) > exploit

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