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Novell eDirectory DHOST Predictable Session Cookie

This module is able to predict the next session cookie value issued by the DHOST web service of Novell eDirectory 8.8.5. An attacker can run this module, wait until the real administrator logs in, then specify the predicted cookie value to hijack their session.

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Module Name



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Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/admin/edirectory/edirectory_dhost_cookie msf auxiliary(edirectory_dhost_cookie) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(edirectory_dhost_cookie) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(edirectory_dhost_cookie) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(edirectory_dhost_cookie) > run