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File http-backup-finder

Script types: portrule
Categories: discovery, safe
Download: http://nmap.org/svn/scripts/http-backup-finder.nse

User Summary

Spiders a website and attempts to identify backup copies of discovered files. It does so by requesting a number of different combinations of the filename (eg. index.bak, index.html~, copy of index.html).

Script Arguments

http-backup-finder.maxpagecount

the maximum amount of pages to visit. A negative value disables the limit (default: 20)

http-backup-finder.withindomain

only spider URLs within the same domain. This widens the scope from withinhost and can not be used in combination. (default: false)

http-backup-finder.maxdepth

the maximum amount of directories beneath the initial url to spider. A negative value disables the limit. (default: 3)

http-backup-finder.url

the url to start spidering. This is a URL relative to the scanned host eg. /default.html (default: /)

http-backup-finder.withinhost

only spider URLs within the same host. (default: true)

httpspider.doscraping, httpspider.maxdepth, httpspider.maxpagecount, httpspider.noblacklist, httpspider.url, httpspider.useheadfornonwebfiles, httpspider.withindomain, httpspider.withinhost

See the documentation for the httpspider library.

http.max-cache-size, http.max-pipeline, http.pipeline, http.useragent

See the documentation for the http library.

smbdomain, smbhash, smbnoguest, smbpassword, smbtype, smbusername

See the documentation for the smbauth library.

Example Usage

nmap --script=http-backup-finder <target>

Script Output

PORT   STATE SERVICE REASON
80/tcp open  http    syn-ack
| http-backup-finder:
| Spidering limited to: maxdepth=3; maxpagecount=20; withindomain=example.com
|   http://example.com/index.bak
|   http://example.com/login.php~
|   http://example.com/index.php~
|_  http://example.com/help.bak

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Author: Patrik Karlsson

License: Same as Nmap--See http://nmap.org/book/man-legal.html

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