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UNIX Gather Remmina Credentials

Post module to obtain credentials saved for RDP and VNC from Remmina's configuration files. These are encrypted with 3DES using a 256-bit key generated by Remmina which is (by design) stored in (relatively) plain text in a file that must be properly protected.

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Module Name



  • Jon Hart <jon_hart [at]>


  • bsd
  • linux
  • osx
  • unix



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 post/multi/gather/remmina_creds msf post(remmina_creds) > sessions ...sessions... msf post(remmina_creds) > set SESSION <session-id> msf post(remmina_creds) > show options and set options... msf post(remmina_creds) > run