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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.

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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