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Re: WinExec payload?
From: Jun Koi <junkoi2004 () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 16:27:09 +0800
silly me, i put the breakpoint at the wrong place. now it works!
thanks a lot, everyobydy!
On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 3:43 PM, Peter Van Eeckhoutte
<peter.ve () corelan be> wrote:
It uses kernel32.WinExec - so either set a bp before the shellcode starts to run and step through,
or set a bp at kernel32.WinExec before running the shellcode
(worked fine for me)
From: framework-bounces () spool metasploit com [mailto:framework-bounces () spool metasploit com] On Behalf Of
Sent: woensdag 18 mei 2011 9:25
To: Jun Koi
Cc: framework () spool metasploit com
Subject: Re: [framework] WinExec payload?
I haven't looked into metasploit's WinExec shellcode but it is probably working out the addresses of the functions in
the libraries that it needs. The addresses of breakpoints you are setting and the calculated addresses might not
match. The shellcode could be calling a little past the function prologue. Try setting the break points further into
Also in general some functions are merely wrappers around others, so break on the lowest level function.
Msf may have source code or documentation on the shellcode. Otherwise disassemble it and have a look at how it is
I may be missing something myself, but I hope the above helps.
On 18/05/2011, at 3:38 PM, Jun Koi <junkoi2004 () gmail com> wrote:
i am using payload WinExec to test one vulnerable application (the exploitation also comes from metasploit)
before launching the exploit, i put 2 breakpoints on WinExec and GetProcAddress function of this application.
then i run the exploit, and it successes.
however, the problem is none of my breakpoints were triggered. this is a surprise to me, as i supposed that the
payload cannot work without using these 2 functions. clearly i missed something there!
could anybody please tell me why this happens?
thanks a lot,
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