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File nessus-brute

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

User Summary

Performs brute force password auditing against a Nessus vulnerability scanning daemon using the NTP 1.2 protocol.

Script Arguments

passdb, unpwdb.passlimit, unpwdb.timelimit, unpwdb.userlimit, userdb

See the documentation for the unpwdb library.

unittest.run

See the documentation for the unittest library.

Example Usage

nmap --script nessus-brute -p 1241 <host>

Script Output

PORT     STATE SERVICE
1241/tcp open  nessus
| nessus-brute:
|   Accounts
|     nessus:nessus - Valid credentials
|   Statistics
|_    Performed 35 guesses in 75 seconds, average tps: 0

This script does not appear to perform well when run using multiple threads
Although, it's very slow running under a single thread it does work as intended

Requires


Author: Patrik Karlsson

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

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