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MySQL Authentication Bypass Password Dump

This module exploits a password bypass vulnerability in MySQL in order to extract the usernames and encrypted password hashes from a MySQL server. These hashes are stored as loot for later cracking.

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Module Name



  • theLightCosine <theLightCosine [at]>
  • jcran <jcran [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/mysql/mysql_authbypass_hashdump msf auxiliary(mysql_authbypass_hashdump) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(mysql_authbypass_hashdump) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(mysql_authbypass_hashdump) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(mysql_authbypass_hashdump) > run

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