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This page will be dedicated to a general overview, descriptions, and information related to the Panasonic DMP-BDT230​​ Blu-Ray player.


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The pin-out for UART can be found on the image below.


config_file.txt and config_file_global.txt

This Blu-Ray player uses a form of binary config files, to modify and parse this we have created the following tools.

  • [] - Parses config files and gives a position that can be used to modify with
  • [] - Modifies a config_file.txt or config_file_global.txt file based on a position and value.

Network Drive Folder Name Command Injection

There is a command sanitization bug within the Network Share "folder name" field. When adding a network share a user is able to use a special syntax to execute root commands on the device.

  1. Click home to go to the main menu
  2. Hit up on the remotes arrow pad to take you to the "Network" menu
  3. Press Left on the remotes arrow pad to take you to the "Network Drive" menu.
  4. Press Up, left, OR right to take you to any of the available types ("Music", "Photos", "Videos")
  5. Choose "Add a network drive"
  6. Enter in any IP Address (EX:
  7. Enter in the command you want to execute within the "Shared Folder Name" field in the following format $(COMMANDHERE). (EX: $(reboot) )
  8. Enter in any "User ID"
  9. Enter in any "Password" (EX: a)
  10. Click "Connect"