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PostgreSQL Database Name Command Line Flag Injection

This module can identify PostgreSQL 9.0, 9.1, and 9.2 servers that are vulnerable to command-line flag injection through CVE-2013-1899. This can lead to denial of service, privilege escalation, or even arbitrary code execution.

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Module Name



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

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