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Siemens Solid Edge ST4 SEListCtrlX ActiveX Remote Code Execution

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Siemens Solid Edge ST4 SEListCtrlX ActiveX Remote Code Execution



This module exploits the SEListCtrlX ActiveX installed with the Siemens Solid Edge product. The vulnerability exists on several APIs provided by the control, where user supplied input is handled as a memory pointer without proper validation, allowing an attacker to read and corrupt memory from the target process. This module abuses the methods NumChildren() and DeleteItem() in order to achieve memory info leak and remote code execution respectively. This module has been tested successfully on IE6-IE9 on Windows XP SP3 and Windows 7 SP1, using Solid Edge 10.4.


  • rgod <rgod@autistici.org>
  • 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/siemens_solid_edge_selistctrlx
msf exploit(siemens_solid_edge_selistctrlx) > show targets
msf exploit(siemens_solid_edge_selistctrlx) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(siemens_solid_edge_selistctrlx) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(siemens_solid_edge_selistctrlx) > exploit

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