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Microsoft Windows POP/MOV SS Local Privilege Elevation Vulnerability

This module exploits a vulnerability in a statement in the system programming guide of the Intel 64 and IA-32 architectures software developer's manual being mishandled in various operating system kerneles, resulting in unexpected behavior for #DB excpetions that are deferred by MOV SS or POP SS. This module will upload the pre-compiled exploit and use it to execute the final payload in order to gain remote code execution.

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Module Name



  • Nick Peterson
  • Nemanja Mulasmajic
  • Can Bölük <can1357>
  • bwatters-r7



  • Windows x64


  • windows


  • x64



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

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