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Authentication Capture: PostgreSQL



This module provides a fake PostgreSQL service that is designed to capture clear-text authentication credentials.


  • Dhiru Kholia <dhiru@openwall.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/server/capture/postgresql
msf auxiliary(postgresql) > show actions
msf auxiliary(postgresql) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(postgresql) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(postgresql) > run 

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