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Re: Exploit Tool
From: "JM" <james__mcgee () hotmail com>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 19:15:31 -0000
Sorry for the dumb question...but someone must be able to help...
There are loads of tools out there to identify vulnerabilites, I for one am
using Retina 4.9. This is good in that it tell you exactly how to fix the
What I would like to know is if there are any tools out there that will find
the vulnerabilitites and test them, i.e. Try to exploit them.
For example, running the vulnerability scanner against a particular host
list the following as a vulnerability;
Web Servers: TCP:80 - IIS HTR ISAPI CHUNKING BUFFER OVERFLOW
DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability in IIS involving the processing of
chunked HTTP data and it's use by the HTR ISAPI, can be exploited by an
attacker to remotely execute the
code of his choice
RISK LEVEL: High
HOW TO FIX: Microsoft has released a hotfix to eliminate this
RELATED LINKS: Microsoft Security Bulletin
What I would like to know is, if there is a tool that could demonstrate this
vulnerability by exploting it. Of course this would be done in a test
environment only, but it is to demonstrate the exploit to a client who
thinks these things are rarely exploited.
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- Re: Exploit Tool JM (Nov 08)