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Cron Persistence

This module will create a cron or crontab entry to execute a payload. The module includes the ability to automatically clean up those entries to prevent multiple executions. syslog will get a copy of the cron entry.

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Module Name

exploit/linux/local/cron_persistence

Authors

  • h00die <mike [at] shorebreaksecurity.com>

Targets

  • Cron
  • User Crontab
  • System Crontab

Platforms

  • unix
  • linux

Architectures

  • cmd

Reliability

Development

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 exploit/linux/local/cron_persistence msf exploit(cron_persistence) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(cron_persistence) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(cron_persistence) > show options ...show and set options... msf exploit(cron_persistence) > exploit