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RE: Exploit Tool
From: khayes () eastbay com
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 05:42:57 -0800



Unfortunately, I've never used Retina Scanner so I'm probably not in the
position to claim who's copying who.  (smile)  I do know that currently SSS
holds the spot as the 'preferred tool' for exploit identification in the
warez/hacking scene.

I've seen it used a number of times on compromised systems.  That is to
say, someone has popped a shell of sorts and run SSS from a script.  The
Modus Operandi  seems to be they compromise one node running an FTPD.  They
then upload SSS and a predefined scan script.  They then pass the
appropriate commands to run SSS from the remote host to scan their real
target(s).  Once SSS is done they FTP back on to the machine and retrieve
the results.

I'll grab a copy of Retina Scanner and tear through it now that you have my
curiosity peaked.

- KJH

Ken Hayes
Network Administrator
Eastbay / Footlocker.com
Wausau, WI Offices
(715) 261-9573
khayes () eastbay com



                                                                                                                        
   
                                                                                                                        
   
                                                                                                                        
   
                                                                                                                        
   
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              <Leonard.Ong () nokia com>  Subject:  RE: Exploit Tool                                                    
      
                                                                                                                        
   
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Hi,

There is one question that tickles me from long time ago.  If you check on
Shadow Security Scanner and Retina Scanner from Eeye, they resemble each
other.

Anyone knows if they are using a common GUI, or either 'copying' the others
?

I found very little documentation on the official website(russian) for SSS.

Thank you


Regards,
Leonard Ong
Network Security Specialist, APAC
NOKIA

Email.  Leonard.Ong () nokia com
Mobile. +65 9431 6184
Phone.  +65 6723 1724
Fax.    +65 6723 1596



-----Original Message-----
From: ext khayes () eastbay com [mailto:khayes () eastbay com]
Sent: Saturday, November 09, 2002 5:03 AM
To: JM
Cc: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Exploit Tool




Shadow Security Scanner is currently the hot tool in the exploit checking
circles.  It's exploit DB is regularly updated with the latest and
greatest.  It not only checks to see if the exploit exists, it tests the
exploit and then reports back it's findings.

- You can customize your scans to include or exclude what filters/exploits
you want to test on.
- You can run the test against a single IP or a range.
- Reports are delivered in HTML format but can be exported to a number of
other formats

Do a search at Google for it.

Regards,
- KJH

Ken Hayes
Network Administrator
Eastbay / Footlocker.com
Wausau, WI Offices
(715) 261-9573
khayes () eastbay com







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              "JM"                     Subject:  Re: Exploit Tool

              <james__mcgee () hotmail co

              m>


              11/07/2002 11:15 AM










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
problem.

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
vulnerability
RELATED LINKS:        Microsoft Security Bulletin
                                        eEye Advisory
CVE:                            CAN-2002-0364

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.

Thanks


JM


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