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Metasploit Weekly Wrapup  

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If you are tired of all the snake memes and images we pushed out as we stood up support for python external modules over the last year or so, I have terrific news for you!…

Metasploit Wrapup

Why can't I hold all these Pull Requests? It has been a busy month here in Metasploit-land, with the holidays, the holiday community contributions, and our community CTF. It doesn't help that the last few months have seen our open pull request count keep climbing…

Metasploit Wrapup

The Malicious Git HTTP Server For CVE-2018-17456 module by timwr exploits a vulnerability in Git that can cause arbitrary code execution when a user clones a malicious repository using commands such as git clone --recurse-submodules and git submodule update.…

Metasploit Wrapup

Now in Framework: Exploit for jQuery File Upload plugin vuln, two new post modules to exfil images and texts from compromised iOS devices. Plus, this year's community CTF.…

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Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Morris worm. We were hit by a wave of nostalgia, so here's a little history and a module-trip down memory lane courtesy of wvu.…

Metasploit Wrapup

We got to hit the build button three times this week. It's not something that we normally do, since the Metasploit release each week triggers automatically. But it's been such a week of surprise vulnerabilities and improvements that it made sense to get a few…

Metasploit Wrapup

A brand new Solaris module, improved Struts module, and the latest improvements.…

Metasploit Wrapup

New evasion modules in Metasploit Framework, highlights from our Town Hall at DerbyCon VIII, and the last week's improvements and module additions.…

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Metasploit’s Brent Cook, Adam Cammack, Aaron Soto, and Cody Pierce are offering themselves up to the crowds at this year’s fourth annual Metasploit Town Hall at Derbycon.…

Metasploit Wrapup

Trevor Forget: Metasploit Town Hall @ Derbycon Metasploit’s Brent Cook, Adam Cammack, Aaron Soto, and Cody Pierce are offering themselves up to the crowds at this year’s fourth annual Metasploit Town Hall at Derbycon. Heading to bourbon country next weekend? Block off your 5…

Metasploit Wrapup

Tomorrow brings the fall equinox, and that means (as we are almost contractually obligated to say at this point) winter is coming.…

Metasploit Wrapup

Your weekly run-down of the modules and improvements that landed in Metasploit Framework.…

Metasploit Wrapup

Ghost(script) in the shell There has been a lot of buzz the last couple weeks about Google Project Zero's Tavis Ormandy's new Ghostscript -dSAFER bypass, now complete with a Metasploit module. With some valiant work by wvu and taviso himself, the latest way to…

Metasploit Wrapup

VPN to root The Network Manager VPNC Username Privilege Escalation module by bcoles exploits a privilege escalation attack in the Network Manager VPNC plugin configuration data (CVE-2018-10900) to gain root privileges. Network Manager VPNC versions prior to 1.2.6 are vulnerable and the module…

Metasploit Wrapup

ssh_enumusers Gets An Update wvu integrated the malformed packet technique into the ssh_enumusers module originally written by kenkeiras. This module allows an attacker to guess the user accounts on an OpenSSH server on versions up to 7.7, allowing the module to work…