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Siemens Profinet Scanner



This module will use Layer2 packets, known as Profinet Discovery packets, to detect all Siemens (and sometimes other) devices on a network. It is perfectly SCADA-safe, as there will only be ONE single packet sent out. Devices will respond with their IP configuration and hostnames. Created by XiaK Industrial Security Research Center (www[dot]xiak[dot]be))


  • Tijl Deneut <tijl.deneut@howest.be>


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

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