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rexec Authentication Scanner



This module will test an rexec service on a range of machines and report successful logins. NOTE: This module requires access to bind to privileged ports (below 1024).


  • jduck <jduck@metasploit.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/rservices/rexec_login
msf auxiliary(rexec_login) > show actions
msf auxiliary(rexec_login) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(rexec_login) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(rexec_login) > run 

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