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Windows Escalate SMB Icon LNK Dropper

This module drops a shortcut (LNK file) that has a ICON reference existing on the specified remote host, causing SMB and WebDAV connections to be initiated from any user that views the shortcut.

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Module Name



  • mubix <mubix [at]>


  • windows



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 post/windows/escalate/droplnk msf post(droplnk) > sessions ...sessions... msf post(droplnk) > set SESSION <session-id> msf post(droplnk) > show options and set options... msf post(droplnk) > run