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Windows Gather Group Policy Preference Saved Passwords

Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module enumerates the victim machine's domain controller and connects to it via SMB. It then looks for Group Policy Preference XML files containing local user accounts and passwords and decrypts them using Microsofts public AES key. Cached Group Policy files may be found on end-user devices if the group policy object is deleted rather than unlinked. Tested on WinXP SP3 Client and Win2k8 R2 DC.

Author(s)

  • Ben Campbell <eat_meatballs@hotmail.co.uk>
  • Loic Jaquemet <loic.jaquemet+msf@gmail.com>
  • scriptmonkey <scriptmonkey@owobble.co.uk>
  • theLightCosine <theLightCosine@metasploit.com>
  • mubix <mubix@hak5.org>

Platform

Windows

Development

References

Module Options

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