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X11 No-Auth Scanner

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X11 No-Auth Scanner



This module scans for X11 servers that allow anyone to connect without authentication.


  • tebo <tebodell@gmail.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/x11/open_x11
msf auxiliary(open_x11) > show actions
msf auxiliary(open_x11) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(open_x11) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(open_x11) > run 

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