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AdobeCollabSync Buffer Overflow Adobe Reader X Sandbox Bypass

This module exploits a vulnerability on Adobe Reader X Sandbox. The vulnerability is due to a sandbox rule allowing a Low Integrity AcroRd32.exe process to write register values which can be used to trigger a buffer overflow on the AdobeCollabSync component, allowing to achieve Medium Integrity Level privileges from a Low Integrity AcroRd32.exe process. This module has been tested successfully on Adobe Reader X 10.1.4 over Windows 7 SP1.

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Module Name



  • Felipe Andres Manzano
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez [at]>



  • Adobe Reader X 10.1.4 / Windows 7 SP1


  • windows


  • x86



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

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