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MS08-067 Microsoft Server Service Relative Path Stack Corruption

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MS08-067 Microsoft Server Service Relative Path Stack Corruption



This module exploits a parsing flaw in the path canonicalization code of NetAPI32.dll through the Server Service. This module is capable of bypassing NX on some operating systems and service packs. The correct target must be used to prevent the Server Service (along with a dozen others in the same process) from crashing. Windows XP targets seem to handle multiple successful exploitation events, but 2003 targets will often crash or hang on subsequent attempts. This is just the first version of this module, full support for NX bypass on 2003, along with other platforms, is still in development.


  • hdm <x@hdm.io>
  • Brett Moore <brett.moore@insomniasec.com>
  • frank2 <frank2@dc949.org>
  • jduck <jduck@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/smb/ms08_067_netapi
msf exploit(ms08_067_netapi) > show targets
msf exploit(ms08_067_netapi) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(ms08_067_netapi) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(ms08_067_netapi) > exploit

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