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File http-vhosts

Script types: portrule
Categories: discovery, intrusive
Download: http://nmap.org/svn/scripts/http-vhosts.nse

User Summary

Searches for web virtual hostnames by making a large number of HEAD requests against http servers using common hostnames.

Each HEAD request provides a different Host header. The hostnames come from a built-in default list. Shows the names that return a document. Also shows the location of redirections.

The domain can be given as the http-vhosts.domain argument or deduced from the target's name. For example when scanning www.example.com, various names of the form <name>.example.com are tried.

Script Arguments

http-vhosts.filelist

file with the vhosts to try. Default nselib/data/vhosts-default.lst

http-vhosts.collapse

The limit to start collapsing results by status code. Default 20

http-vhosts.path

The path to try to retrieve. Default /.

http-vhosts.domain

The domain that hostnames will be prepended to, for example example.com yields www.example.com, www2.example.com, etc. If not provided, a guess is made based on the hostname.

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.

unittest.run

See the documentation for the unittest library.

Example Usage

nmap --script http-vhosts -p 80,8080,443 <target>

Script Output

PORT   STATE SERVICE REASON
80/tcp open  http    syn-ack
| http-vhosts:
| example.com: 301 -> http://www.example.com/
| www.example.com: 200
| docs.example.com: 302 -> https://www.example.com/docs/
|_images.example.com: 200

Requires


Author: Carlos Pantelides

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

action

action (host, port)

Script action

Parameters

  • host: table
  • port: table

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