Monday, September 28, 2009

Metasploit 3.3 Development Updates

This morning Stephen Fewer released his long-awaited SMB2 code execution module for the Metasploit Framework. He plans to publish a whitepaper in the near future that discusses the exploit technique and the newly written Vista/2008 ring0 to ring3 stager code. This module is available in the 3.3-dev tree and supports Vista SP1/SP2 and 2008 SP1/SP2 (but not R2) with the same offsets and addresses. Keep in mind that the best workaround for this still-unpatched flaw is to disable the SMB2 protocol. The auxiliary module "auxiliary/scanner/smb/smb2" can be used to scan the network for systems that still have SMB2 enabled (shown below):

See: http://blog.metasploit.com/2009/09/metasploit-33-development-updates.html

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