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NNTP Login Utility



This module attempts to authenticate to NNTP services which support the AUTHINFO authentication extension. This module supports AUTHINFO USER/PASS authentication, but does not support AUTHINFO GENERIC or AUTHINFO SASL authentication methods.


  • bcoles <bcoles@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/nntp/nntp_login
msf auxiliary(nntp_login) > show actions
msf auxiliary(nntp_login) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(nntp_login) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(nntp_login) > run 

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