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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)

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

See the documentation for the http library.

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

See the documentation for the httpspider library.

smbdomain, smbhash, smbnoguest, smbpassword, smbtype, smbusername

See the documentation for the smbauth library.

unittest.run

See the documentation for the unittest 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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