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WPAD.dat File Server



This module generates a valid wpad.dat file for WPAD mitm attacks. Usually this module is used in combination with DNS attacks or the 'NetBIOS Name Service Spoofer' module. Please remember as the server will be running by default on TCP port 80 you will need the required privileges to open that port.


  • et <et@metasploit.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/wpad
msf auxiliary(wpad) > show actions
msf auxiliary(wpad) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(wpad) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(wpad) > run 

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