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Native DNS Spoofer (Example)

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Native DNS Spoofer (Example)



This module provides a Rex based DNS service to resolve queries intercepted via the capture mixin. Configure STATIC_ENTRIES to contain host-name mappings desired for spoofing using a hostsfile or space/semicolon separated entries. In the default configuration, the service operates as a normal native DNS server with the exception of consuming from and writing to the wire as opposed to a listening socket. Best when compromising routers or spoofing L2 in order to prevent return of the real reply which causes a race condition. The method by which replies are filtered is up to the user (though iptables works fine).


  • RageLtMan <rageltman@sempervictus>


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/spoof/dns/native_spoofer
msf auxiliary(native_spoofer) > show actions
msf auxiliary(native_spoofer) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(native_spoofer) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(native_spoofer) > run 

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