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Metasploit Weekly Wrapup  

Metasploit Wrapup

We had a great time meeting everyone at the various Metasploit events at hacker summer camp last week, including two popup capture the flag events with Metasploitable3, the Open Source Security Meetup and selling Metasploit 0xf Anniversary Tour.…

Metasploit Wrapup

Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself Even if you're a pro sleuth who can sniff out a vulnerability on even the most hardened of networks, it's always nice to be have some added validation that your attack is going to be successful. That's why it's…

Metasploit Wrapup

Meterpreter on Axis Everyone loves shells, but Meterpreter sessions are always better. Thanks to William Vu, the axis_srv_parhand_rce module is now capable of giving you a Meterpreter session instead of a regular shell with netcat. DLL Injection for POP/MOV SS Another…

Metasploit Wrapup

CMS Exploitation Made Simple "CMS Made Simple" is an open-source Content Management System. Mustafa Hasen discovered and reported that versions 2.2.5 and 2.2.7 include a vulnerability in file uploads that permit an authenticated attacker to gain execution of arbitrary…

Metasploit Wrapup

Privilege Escalation Linux BPF CVE-2017-16995 is a Linux kernel vulnerability in the way that a Berkeley Packet Filter (BPF) is verified. Multiple sign extension bugs allows memory corruption by unprivileged users, which could be used for a local privilege escalation attack by overwriting a credential…

Metasploit Wrapup

Committing to some shells in GitList Shelby has been killing it with new exploit and aux modules by the day. In this iteration, she's produced an exploit for GitList 0.6.0 and likely older versions. The software is built on PHP and allows users…

Metasploit Wrapup

New Modules Exploit modules (3 new) Nagios XI Chained Remote Code Execution by Benny Husted, Cale Smith, and Jared Arave, which exploits CVE-2018-8736. Monitor this series of unfortunate events all the way to magical shells. Boxoft WAV to MP3 Converter v1.1 Buffer Overflow by…

Metasploit Wrapup

Moar Power OJ Reeves added two new PowerShell transport functions to Metasploit payloads and made modifications to the PowerShell transport binding functionality. The aptly-named Add-TcpTransport function adds an active TCP transport to the current session and the Add-WebTransport function adds an HTTP/S transport to…

Metasploit Wrapup

Welcome to another installment of the week! This installment features a new ETERNALBLUE module in everyone's favorite reptile-brain language, Python! Sporting support for Windows 8 and 10, it has everything you need, including immutable strings and enforced whitespace. In other Windows 10 news, chervalierly fixed…

Metasploit Wrapup

New Privilege Escalation Exploit The glibc 'realpath()' module was added by bcoles. It attempts to gain root privileges on Debian-based Linux systems by exploiting a vulnerability in GNU C Library (glibc) version <= 2.26. This exploit uses halfdog's RationalLove exploit to expose a…

Metasploit Wrapup

Just Let Me Grab My Popcorn First This week, rmdavy contributed a pair of modules designed to fool Windows into authenticating to you so you can capture sweet, sweet NetNTLM hashes. BadODT targets LibreOffice/Apache OpenOffice by providing a link to an image on a…

Metasploit Wrapup

Upgrade Your SOCKS Thanks to zeroSteiner, we have some very nice additions to the SOCKS5 library this week. His changes enabled BIND connections through the SOCKS5 proxy, improved automated testing around the code, and broke it up into more manageable, targeted submodules. Now that Trevor’…

Metasploit Wrapup

Bonjour! Que désirez-vous? We want to know what you'd like to see out of our latest Metasploit improvements. Please take a moment to fill out our community survey to help shape Metasploit's new backend data service. Tell us how you use the Metasploit database, which…

Metasploit Wrapup

You Compile Me Our very own wchen-r7 added the ability to compile C code in metasploit, including (select) dependencies by creating a wrapper for metasm. Right now, support for windows.h is the first salvo in custom compiling tools within the metasploit interface! Hack all…

Metasploit Wrapup

Chaining Vulnerabilities Philip Pettersson discovered vulnerabilities in certain PAN OS versions that could lead to remote code execution and hdm wrote a Metasploit module for the exploit chain. The exploit chain starts off with an authentication bypass, which allows the module to access a page…