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File nexpose-brute

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

User Summary

Performs brute force password auditing against a Nexpose vulnerability scanner using the API 1.1.

As the Nexpose application enforces account lockout after 4 incorrect login attempts, the script performs only 3 guesses per default. This can be altered by supplying the brute.guesses argument a different value or 0 (zero) to guess the whole dictionary.

Script Arguments

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

See the documentation for the unpwdb 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 nexpose-brute -p 3780 <ip>

Script Output

PORT     STATE SERVICE     REASON  VERSION
3780/tcp open  ssl/nexpose syn-ack NeXpose NSC 0.6.4
| nexpose-brute:
|   Accounts
|     nxadmin:nxadmin - Valid credentials
|   Statistics
|_    Performed 5 guesses in 1 seconds, average tps: 5

Requires


Author: Vlatko Kosturjak

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

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