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Modbus Version Scanner

Disclosed
11/01/2011
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module detects the Modbus service, tested on a SAIA PCD1.M2 system. Modbus is a clear text protocol used in common SCADA systems, developed originally as a serial-line (RS232) async protocol, and later transformed to IP, which is called ModbusTCP.

Author(s)

  • EsMnemon <esm@mnemonic.no>

Development

References

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

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