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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How do arbitrary payloads execute on the remote machine?

I understand executing something like a reverse TCP bind via shell relies on resources being available on the victim machine... and in the case of running a, shall we say, Ruby script from the command ...
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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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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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Metasploit generating strange shellcode

So I just used metasploit to generate the payload/linux/x86/shell_bind_tcp payload without null bytes (generate -t raw -b '\x00' -f shellcode). Here's the shellcode: $ xxd -p shellcode ...
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Adding plugin to meterpreter

I'm trying to add a meterpreter plugin, a = client.railgun.kernel32.GetLogicalDrives()["return"] # Math magic to convert the binary to letters drives = [] letters = "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ" ...
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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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Identifying hash format caputred via Metasploit

When I use the nbns_repsonde module in metasploit, and set it to write captured responses to a file in the john format, I get a file with lines such as this: ...
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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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Cannot get access into a vulnerable Windows 2000 (MS03_026)

I'm trying to get access into a Windows 2000 server through the vulnerability MS03_026. An exploit is provided by Metasploit but I don't know why it isn't working. After filling the options (basically ...
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Is it possible to use a .Net payload with metasploit?

I'm not exactly sure how metasploit works when exploiting a target machine, and it has been a while since of played with it, so forgive me. Instead of using meterpreter as a payload in metasploit, ...
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Documentation on Meterpreter Shells

I've been looking for some decent documentation on Meterpreter shells, but I can't seem to find anything useful. I would like to know when to use what kind of shell for a certain situation. All I ...
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Reverse TCP connection from exploited SearchIndexer.exe failing

I'm working on a tool that exploits SearchIndexer.exe on Windows 7 x86 and connects back to a metasploit multi/handler, using standard metasploit reverse TCP stagers. The exploit seems to function as ...
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Use Metasploit to exploit SMB through Conficker

I've got an SP0/unpatched Windows XP which is vulnerable to the Conficker worm. I'm using metasploit to use the Conficker exploit with the purpose of opening a remote shell/command line. My ...
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Metasploit Closing Connections?

Whenever I attempt to use an exploit (that I know will work) from Metasploit in Windows on a machine on my LAN, I always get the error Exploit exception: An established connection was aborted by ...
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Metasploit new exploits failed

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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run runas in a shell [migrated]

I'm playing with a Windows 7 VM that I own. I started a reverse shell with ncat as listener. I can run commands except runas. Whenever I try to switch to another user I got prompted for the password ...
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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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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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Bypass browser requirements to see exploit code [closed]

Is there any way to bypass metasploit browser requirements to browse exploit code generated my metasploit? How can I configure metasploit, so that I can see exploit code with browser, which normally ...
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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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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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Passing the hash with metasploit and psexec not working - why? [closed]

I am currently doing a penetratiion test, and have captured a bunch of NTLM hashes via NBSN spoofing. An example (this is not taken from what I captured, and is random but the format is the same) ...
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where to find a detailed demonstration on how to imitate the Token Kidnapping exploit by Argeniss?

I am looking for a way to do the Token Kidnapping’s Revenge exploit by Argeniss. (The vulnerability is explained in here) I am studying security (beginner) and I would like to imitate the attack to ...
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Backdoor file with custom payload

Is there a way in metasploit to add a custom exe/script as payload to a file (exe/pdf/doxc)? I'm asking this in the context of a SE media dropping scenario, where a file when executed, sends data to ...
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msfelfscan with x64 support?

I'm trying to lookup all call rax instructions with msfelfscan, but %> msfelfscan -j rax /bin/ls Invalid register "rax" Was it not supported?
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on stack execution on windows 7 :: metasploit :: meterpreter :: executable crypter

I posted this on stackoverflow, was advised to move it to security section. I was writing an executable crypter as an exercise with goal of Antivirus evasion, now the problem is the final executable ...
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Backtrack 5 R2 & Metasploitable

I have configured the OpenVAS server as per wiki instructions: http://www.backtrack-linux.org/wiki/index.php/OpenVas And i ran the following commands: msfconsole load openvas openvas_connect admin ...
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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 ...
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Trying to reproduce a file upload compromise on Joomla

After telling my workmates and boss that we had a very critical lack of security controls, finally we got compromised! They had a Joomla 1.5 which was exploited using a file upload vulnerability. WSO ...
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How to execute an exploit without user interaction?

Is there an existing exploit, virus or malware that doesn't need any user interaction? In metasploit for example. No link to clicked, no pdf to open , no vba or exe to execute by the victim.
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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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Is there a Plug and Play demonstration kit for various types of attacks? [closed]

I'm going to lecture a group of students about Information Security. I'm going to explain the theoretical sides of SQLi, Buffer Overflow and XSS. I wanted to give them a live demonstration without ...
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Msf and exploitdb on Backtrack 5

Metasploit (msf) doesn't see exploits from exploitdb. I've just updated directory on my Backtrack cd /pentest/exploits/exploitdb svn update How can I load them now into msf? When i use a script ...
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How to install Metasploit on Mavericks + MacPorts? [closed]

I would like to install Metasploit on an hardened OS. For this purpose I chose Mavericks just because I'm able to harden this OS pretty far. I would like to install Metasploit with MacPorts because ...
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can a backdoor executable be used on an occupied port?

Suppose I am doing a penetration test on a network that has a firewall that blocks all ports except 80, 110, and 443. I want to use a metasploit reverse-TCP backdoor executable written in msfpayload ...
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nessus scan against metasploit exploits

I am thinking about launching wide nessus scans (in the "IP range" sense) against exploits present in metasploit. The idea is to limit the number of plugins so that that the scan finishes in a ...
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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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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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Metaploit: Exploits and its relevant payload

How can I find out what payload(s) can be use/executed along with an exploit? For example, I can use an exploit called exploit/windows/smb/ms08_067_netapi. Right after that I set the payload to ...
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reading/downloading big files in metasploit module [closed]

I am writing a post exploitation module that supports meterpreter sessions. For my module to work, I need to read/download some files from the victim machine that may be small or bigger. I am having ...
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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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veil framework, reverse https and tcp payload differences

i'm using veil framework to bypass av, when i want to choose a payload there are many choices, there is rev_https_contained , python/meterpreter/rev_https and c/meterpreter/rev_tcp my question is ...
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Random connections to meterpreter reverse tcp listener

I am currently learning some basic penetration testing using Metasploit. I have set up a reverse tcp meterpreter payload that I run on an Amazon EC2 Windows instance. Sometimes while moving a new ...
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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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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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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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How can I add modules to a Payload on Metasploit

I know how to create payloads using Metasploit and then script a AutoRun script, so when the victim machine connects back to my Kali Server it execute some actions. Works sweet! What I wanted to do ...
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Looking For Compiled Version of Metasploit Local Windows Exploits [closed]

I am looking to have a standalone compiled exploits for all local windows exploits that Metasploit has right now. I was wondering if somebody has done this before or know a place that has these ...
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how to embed exe file to pdf? [closed]

Im trying to embed exe file to pdf for case study. I try using metasploit exploits for this but i can only embed shellcodes with this method. I know there is a way to embed exe file but i cant find ...