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Nginx Source Code Disclosure/Download



This module exploits a source code disclosure/download vulnerability in versions 0.7 and 0.8 of the nginx web server. Versions 0.7.66 and 0.8.40 correct this vulnerability.


  • Tiago Ferreira <tiago.ccna@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/nginx_source_disclosure
msf auxiliary(nginx_source_disclosure) > show actions
msf auxiliary(nginx_source_disclosure) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(nginx_source_disclosure) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(nginx_source_disclosure) > run 

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