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Metasploit Weekly Wrapup  

Metasploit Wrap-Up

Hacker Summer Camp Last week, the Metasploit team flew out to sunny, hot, and dry Las Vegas for Hacker Summer Camp (Black Hat, BSidesLV, and DEF CON). It was a full week of epic hacks, good conversation, and even a little business! If you managed…

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Keep on Bluekeepin’ on TomSellers added a new option to the increasingly useful Bluekeep Scanner module that allows execution of a DoS attack when running the module. This adds a new level of effectiveness in proving the severity of this vulnerability. As part of this…

Metasploit Wrap-Up

A new feature, better `set payload` options, and new modules. Plus, open-source office hours in Vegas during hacker summer camp.…

Metasploit Wrap-Up

First!! Congrats to Nick Tyrer for the first community contibuted evasion module to land in master. Nick's evasion/windows/applocker_evasion_install_util module leverages the trusted InstallUtil.exe binary to execute user supplied code and evade application whitelisting. New modules (4) WP Database Backup…

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RCE with a Key An exploit module for Laravel Framework was submitted by community contributor aushack. The module targets an insecure unserialize call with the X-XSRF-TOKEN HTTP request header, which was discovered by Ståle Pettersen. Since the exploit requires the Laravel APP_KEY to reach…

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We hope our American friends had a wonderful Fourth of July weekend! There are no new modules this week, so instead we're featuring two enhancements that fix some long outstanding Framework bugs. Check out last week’s holiday wrap-up for a list of the modules…

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Injecting the Time Machine From contributor timwr comes a new module targeting Time Machine on macOS 10.14.3 and earlier. Specifically, the tmdiagnose binary for these vulnerable versions suffers from a command injection vulnerability that can be exploited via a specially crafted disk label.…

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I am Root An exploit module for Nagios XI v5.5.6 was added by community contributor yaumn. This module includes two exploits chained together to achieve code execution with root privileges, and it all happens without authentication. A single unsanitized parameter in magpie_debug.…

Metasploit Wrap-Up

TLS support and expanded options for the BlueKeep scanner module, two new modules for Cisco Prime Infrastructure, and more.…

Metasploit Wrap-Up

It’s Summertime, and the Hackin’ is Easy It is still early in the season, but there’s a whole lot of fixes that are already shipping. Straight off a week of intellectual synergy from the world-wide hackathon, we started to fix a lot of…

Metasploit Wrap-Up

Read up on how the recent community hackathon in Austin went, three new modules, and the usual long list of fixes and enhancements.…

Metasploit Wrap-Up

Unauthenticated scanner for BlueKeep, community hackathon in Austin, and the usual long list of fixes and enhancements.…

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BSD love Outside of macOS, not many people run (or run into) a BSD-flavored system very often. Even still, bcoles and space-r7 teamed up for a pair of BSD enhancements. The first, a privilege escalation, affects FreeBSD's runtime linker dealing with LD_PRELOAD in FreeBSD…

Metasploit Wrap-Up

Take a moment from this week's barrage of vulnerabilities in seemingly everything to see the cool stuff happening with the Metasploit team of contributors: a video interview between two greats, a new exploit module in GetSimple CMS, and a whole host of improvements.…

Metasploit Wrap-Up

A new Chrome browser exploit, some WebLogic RCE, and an exploit for PostgreSQL. Also announcing the return of our annual Open-Source Security Meetup in Vegas!…