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Nagios XI post module Nagios XI may store the credentials of the hosts it monitors, and with the new post module by Cale Smith, we're now able to extract the Nagios database content along with its SSH keys and dump them into the MSF database.…

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Exploiting Windows tools There are two new Windows modules this week, both brought to you by the Metasploit team. The Windows Silent Process Exit Persistence module, from our own bwatters-r7, exploits a Windows tool that allows for debugging a specified process on exit. With escalated…

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Command and Control with DOUBLEPULSAR We now have a DOUBLEPULSAR exploit module thanks to some amazing work by our own wvu, Jacob Robles, and some significant contributions from the wider community. The module allows you to check for the DOUBLEPULSAR implant, disable it, or even…

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BlueKeep is Here The BlueKeep exploit module is now officially a part of Metasploit Framework. This module reached merged status thanks to lots of collaboration between Rapid7 and the MSF community members. The module requires some manual configuration per target, and targets include both virtualized…

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On the correct list AppLocker and Software Restriction Policies control the applications and files that users are able to run on Windows Operating Systems. These two protections have been available to the blue team for years. AppLocker is supported on Windows 7 and above, and…

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Fall is in the air, October is on the way, and it is Friday the 13th. We have a lot of updates and features that landed this week, though none are particularly spooky, and unfortunately, none are json-related…1 We recently updated our digital signing…

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At our (final!) DerbyCon Town Hall today, the Metasploit team announced the release of an initial exploit module PR for CVE-2019-0708, aka BlueKeep.…

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Back to school blues Summer is winding down and while our for contributions haven't dropped off (thanks y'all!), we've been tied up with events and a heap of research. Don't despair, though: our own Brent Cook, Pearce Barry, Jeffrey Martin, and Matthew Kienow will be…

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A LibreOffice file format exploit, plus improvements to TLS and CredSSP-based fingerprinting.…

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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…

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

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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…