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Memcached Stats Amplification Scanner

This module can be used to discover Memcached servers which expose the unrestricted UDP port 11211. A basic "stats" request is executed to check if an amplification attack is possible against a third party.

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Module Name



  • Marek Majkowski
  • xistence <xistence [at]>
  • Jon Hart <jon_hart [at]>




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

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