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Tomcat Administration Tool Default Access

Created
05/30/2018

Description

Detect the Tomcat administration interface. The administration interface is included in versions 5.5 and lower. Port 8180 is the default for FreeBSD, 8080 for all others.

Author(s)

  • Matteo Cantoni <goony@nothink.org>

Development

References

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/http/tomcat_administration
msf auxiliary(tomcat_administration) > show actions
    ...actions...
msf auxiliary(tomcat_administration) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(tomcat_administration) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(tomcat_administration) > run 

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