Archive for August, 2010

Insecure service permission privilege escalation

A number of metasploit modules already exist to escalate privileges based on insecurely installed services, such as the HP PML driver. But other services also suffer from the same problems and it is not worth making a new script for every obscure service; it would be easier to have one that could scan for such […]

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Screwing with Nmap

It is always interesting to me to see what defense can be put up against tools used by attackers/pen testers. I don’t believe there are any public exploits against Nmap (Secunia is not aware of any at least) and I doubt I could find a useful one against a basic scan. On the other hand, […]

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