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    Windows ANI LoadAniIcon() Chunk Size Stack Buffer Overflow (SMTP)

    This module exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in the LoadAniIcon() function of USER32.dll. The flaw is triggered through Outlook Express by using the CURSOR style sheet directive to load a malicious .ANI file. This vulnerability was discovered by Alexander Sotirov of Determina and was rediscovered, in the wild, by McAfee.

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    Module Name



    • hdm <x [at] hdm.io>
    • skape <mmiller [at] hick.org>



    • Automatic
    • Windows XP SP2 user32.dll 5.1.2600.2622
    • Windows XP SP2 userenv.dll English
    • Windows XP SP2 userenv.dll French
    • Windows XP SP0/SP1 netui2.dll English
    • Windows 2000 SP0-SP4 netui2.dll English
    • Windows Vista user32.dll 6.0.6000.16386
    • Windows XP SP2 user32.dll (5.1.2600.2180) Multi Language
    • Windows XP SP2 user32.dll (5.1.2600.2180) English
    • Windows XP SP2 userenv.dll Portuguese (Brazil)
    • Windows XP SP1a userenv.dll English
    • Windows XP SP1a shell32.dll English


    • 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/email/ms07_017_ani_loadimage_chunksize msf exploit(ms07_017_ani_loadimage_chunksize) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(ms07_017_ani_loadimage_chunksize) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(ms07_017_ani_loadimage_chunksize) > show options ...show and set options... msf exploit(ms07_017_ani_loadimage_chunksize) > exploit

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