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Oracle WebCenter Content CheckOutAndOpen.dll ActiveX Remote Code Execution

This module exploits a vulnerability found in the Oracle WebCenter Content CheckOutAndOpenControl ActiveX. This vulnerability exists in openWebdav(), where user controlled input is used to call ShellExecuteExW(). This module abuses the control to execute an arbitrary HTA from a remote location. This module has been tested successfully with the CheckOutAndOpenControl ActiveX installed with Oracle WebCenter Content

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Module Name



  • rgod <rgod [at]>
  • 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/oracle_webcenter_checkoutandopen msf exploit(oracle_webcenter_checkoutandopen) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(oracle_webcenter_checkoutandopen) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(oracle_webcenter_checkoutandopen) > show options and set options... msf exploit(oracle_webcenter_checkoutandopen) > exploit