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Subtitle Processor 7.7.1 .M3U SEH Unicode Buffer Overflow

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Subtitle Processor 7.7.1 .M3U SEH Unicode Buffer Overflow



This module exploits a vulnerability found in Subtitle Processor 7. By supplying a long string of data as a .m3u file, Subtitle Processor first converts this input in Unicode, which expands the string size, and then attempts to copy it inline on the stack. This results a buffer overflow with SEH overwritten, allowing arbitrary code execution.


  • Brandon Murphy
  • sinn3r <sinn3r@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/subtitle_processor_m3u_bof
msf exploit(subtitle_processor_m3u_bof) > show targets
msf exploit(subtitle_processor_m3u_bof) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(subtitle_processor_m3u_bof) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(subtitle_processor_m3u_bof) > exploit

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