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Telnet Service Encryption Key ID Overflow Detection

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Telnet Service Encryption Key ID Overflow Detection



Detect telnet services vulnerable to the encrypt option Key ID overflow (BSD-derived telnetd)


  • Jaime Penalba Estebanez <jpenalbae@gmail.com>
  • hdm <x@hdm.io>


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

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