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VirtualBox 3D Acceleration Virtual Machine Escape

This module exploits a vulnerability in the 3D Acceleration support for VirtualBox. The vulnerability exists in the remote rendering of OpenGL-based 3D graphics. By sending a sequence of specially crafted rendering messages, a virtual machine can exploit an out of bounds array access to corrupt memory and escape to the host. This module has been tested successfully on Windows 7 SP1 (64 bits) as Host running Virtual Box 4.3.6.

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Module Name



  • Francisco Falcon
  • Florian Ledoux
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez [at]>



  • VirtualBox 4.3.6 / Windows 7 SP1 / 64 bits (ASLR/DEP bypass)


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

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