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    activePDF WebGrabber ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in activePDF WebGrabber 3.8. When sending an overly long string to the GetStatus() method of APWebGrb.ocx (3.8.2.0) an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code. This control is not marked safe for scripting, so choose your attack vector accordingly.

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    Module Name

    exploit/windows/fileformat/activepdf_webgrabber

    Authors

    • MC <mc [at] metasploit.com>

    References

    Targets

    • Windows XP SP0-SP3 / Windows Vista / IE 6.0 SP0-SP2 / IE 7

    Platforms

    • windows

    Reliability

    Development

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