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Apache HTTPD mod_negotiation Filename Bruter

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Apache HTTPD mod_negotiation Filename Bruter



This module performs a brute force attack in order to discover existing files on a server which uses mod_negotiation. If the filename is found, the IP address and the files found will be displayed.


  • diablohorn <diablohorn@gmail.com>


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

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