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Android Gather Dump Password Hashes for Android Systems

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Android Gather Dump Password Hashes for Android Systems



Post Module to dump the password hashes for Android System. Root is required. To perform this operation, two things are needed. First, a password.key file is required as this contains the hash but no salt. Next, a sqlite3 database is needed (with supporting files) to pull the salt from. Combined, this creates the hash we need. Samsung based devices change the hash slightly.


  • h00die
  • timwr




Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

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