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FreeBSD Remote NFS RPC Request Denial of Service

Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module sends a specially-crafted NFS Mount request causing a kernel panic on host running FreeBSD 6.0.

Author(s)

  • MC <mc@metasploit.com>

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/dos/freebsd/nfsd/nfsd_mount
msf auxiliary(nfsd_mount) > show actions
    ...actions...
msf auxiliary(nfsd_mount) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(nfsd_mount) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(nfsd_mount) > run 

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