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Chrome Debugger Arbitrary File Read / Arbitrary Web Request



This module uses the Chrome Debugger's API to read files off the remote file system, or to make web requests from a remote machine. Useful for cloud metadata endpoints!


  • Adam Baldwin (Evilpacket)
  • Nicholas Starke (The King Pig Demon)


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

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