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Authentication Capture: Telnet



This module provides a fake Telnet service that is designed to capture authentication credentials. DONTs and WONTs are sent to the client for all option negotiations, except for ECHO at the time of the password prompt since the server controls that for a bit more realism.


  • kris katterjohn <katterjohn@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/server/capture/telnet
msf auxiliary(telnet) > show actions
msf auxiliary(telnet) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(telnet) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(telnet) > run 

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