Exploit:HTML/IESlice.BK

Classification

Malware

Exploit

JS

Exploit:HTML/IESlice.BK

Summary

Exploit:HTML/IESlice.BK exploits a vulnerability in an ActiveX control used by Xunlei Thunder 5.7.4.401.

Malicious or compromised websites use the exploit to download and execute arbitrary code.

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Technical Details

Exploit:HTML/IESlice.BK is a script that exploits a heap-based buffer overflow in the PPlayer.XPPlayer.1 ActiveX control used by the pplayer.dll_1_work DLL of Xunlei Thunder 5.7.4.401.

Sucessful exploitation allows the attacker to download and execute arbitrary code on the victim's computer.

Exploitation is done via a malicious webpage containing the detected script.

This vulnerability is under review as CVE-2007-6144.

Exploit:HTML/IESlice.BK will attempt to download a file from the following URL and execute it:

  • https://9gg.biz/real.exe

The URL was inactive during investigations.