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Photodex ProShow Producer 5.0.3256 load File Handling Buffer Overflow

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Photodex ProShow Producer 5.0.3256 load File Handling Buffer Overflow



This module exploits a stack-based buffer overflow in Photodex ProShow Producer v5.0.3256 in the handling of the plugins load list file. An attacker must send the crafted "load" file to victim, who must store it in the installation directory. The vulnerability will be triggered the next time ProShow is opened. The module has been tested successfully on Windows XP SP3 and Windows 7 SP1.


  • Julien Ahrens
  • mr.pr0n
  • 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/fileformat/proshow_load_bof
msf exploit(proshow_load_bof) > show targets
msf exploit(proshow_load_bof) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(proshow_load_bof) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(proshow_load_bof) > exploit

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