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Windows Registry Security Descriptor Utility

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Windows Registry Security Descriptor Utility



Read or write a Windows registry security descriptor remotely. In READ mode, the `FILE` option can be set to specify where the security descriptor should be written to. The following format is used: ``` key: security_info: sd: ``` In WRITE mode, the `FILE` option can be used to specify the information needed to write the security descriptor to the remote registry. The file must follow the same format as described above.


  • Christophe De La Fuente


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

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