Adobe PDF Embedded EXE Social Engineering

This module embeds a Metasploit payload into an existing PDF file. The resulting PDF can be sent to a target as part of a social engineering attack.

Module Name

exploit/windows/fileformat/adobe_pdf_embedded_exe

Authors

  • Colin Ames <amesc [at] attackresearch.com>
  • jduck <jduck [at] metasploit.com>

References

Targets

  • Adobe Reader v8.x, v9.x (Windows XP SP3 English/Spanish)

Platforms

  • windows

Reliability

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands ‘show options’ or ‘show advanced’:

msf > use exploit/windows/fileformat/adobe_pdf_embedded_exe

msf exploit(adobe_pdf_embedded_exe) > show targets …targets…

msf exploit(adobe_pdf_embedded_exe) > set TARGET <target-id>

msf exploit(adobe_pdf_embedded_exe) > show options …show and set options…

msf exploit(adobe_pdf_embedded_exe) > exploit

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