For a description of this category, see exploit NSE category in the Nmap documentation.
Detects the Mac OS X AFP directory traversal vulnerability, CVE-2010-0533.
Exploits ClamAV servers vulnerable to unauthenticated clamav comand execution.
Detects and exploits a remote code execution vulnerability in the distributed compiler daemon distcc. The vulnerability was disclosed in 2002, but is still present in modern implementation due to poor configuration of the service.
Tests for the presence of the ProFTPD 1.3.3c backdoor reported as BID 45150. This script attempts to exploit the backdoor using the innocuous
idcommand by default, but that can be changed with the
Tests for the presence of the vsFTPd 2.3.4 backdoor reported on 2011-07-04 (CVE-2011-2523). This script attempts to exploit the backdoor using the innocuous
idcommand by default, but that can be changed with the
Attempts to exploit an authentication bypass vulnerability in Adobe Coldfusion servers to retrieve a valid administrator's session cookie.
Attempts to enumerate users in Avaya IP Office systems 7.x.
Exploits a remote code execution vulnerability in Awstats Totals 1.0 up to 1.14 and possibly other products based on it (CVE: 2008-3922).
Exploits a directory traversal vulnerability in Apache Axis2 version 1.4.1 by sending a specially crafted request to the parameter
xsd(BID 40343). By default it will try to retrieve the configuration file of the Axis2 service
'/conf/axis2.xml'using the path
'/axis2/services/'to return the username and password of the admin account.
Attempts to retrieve the configuration settings from a Barracuda Networks Spam & Virus Firewall device using the directory traversal vulnerability described at http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2010/Oct/119.
Attempts to retrieve version, absolute path of administration panel and the file 'password.properties' from vulnerable installations of ColdFusion 9 and 10.
This script detects Cross Site Request Forgeries (CSRF) vulnerabilities.
Detects a firmware backdoor on some D-Link routers by changing the User-Agent to a "secret" value. Using the "secret" User-Agent bypasses authentication and allows admin access to the router.
Exploits insecure file upload forms in web applications using various techniques like changing the Content-type header or creating valid image files containing the payload in the comment.
Detects Huawei modems models HG530x, HG520x, HG510x (and possibly others...) vulnerable to a remote credential and information disclosure vulnerability. It also extracts the PPPoE credentials and other interesting configuration values.
Exploits a null-byte poisoning vulnerability in Litespeed Web Servers 4.0.x before 4.0.15 to retrieve the target script's source code by sending a HTTP request with a null byte followed by a .txt file extension (CVE-2010-2333).
Exploits a directory traversal vulnerability existing in Majordomo2 to retrieve remote files. (CVE-2011-0049).
Exploits a directory traversal vulnerability in phpMyAdmin 2.6.4-pl1 (and possibly other versions) to retrieve remote files on the web server.
Attempts to exploit the "shellshock" vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169) in web applications.
Unfiltered '>' (greater than sign). An indication of potential XSS vulnerability.
Exploits a directory traversal vulnerability existing in several TP-Link wireless routers. Attackers may exploit this vulnerability to read any of the configuration and password files remotely and without authentication.
Exploits a file disclosure vulnerability in Webmin (CVE-2006-3392)
Exploits cve-2009-3960 also known as Adobe XML External Entity Injection.
Detects PHP-CGI installations that are vulnerable to CVE-2012-1823, This critical vulnerability allows attackers to retrieve source code and execute code remotely.
Detects Ruby on Rails servers vulnerable to object injection, remote command executions and denial of service attacks. (CVE-2013-0156)
Detects a URL redirection and reflected XSS vulnerability in Allegro RomPager Web server. The vulnerability has been assigned CVE-2013-6786.
An 0 day was released on the 6th December 2013 by rubina119, and was patched in Zimbra 7.2.6.
Exploits CVE-2014-3704 also known as 'Drupageddon' in Drupal. Versions < 7.32 of Drupal core are known to be affected.
Exploits a remote code injection vulnerability (CVE-2014-8877) in Wordpress CM Download Manager plugin. Versions <= 2.0.0 are known to be affected.
Detects if a system with Intel Active Management Technology is vulnerable to the INTEL-SA-00075 privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE2017-5689).
A vulnerability has been discovered in WNR 1000 series that allows an attacker to retrieve administrator credentials with the router interface. Tested On Firmware Version(s): V126.96.36.199_60.0.86 (Latest) and V188.8.131.52_60.0.82NA
Checks if an IRC server is backdoored by running a time-based command (ping) and checking how long it takes to respond.
Attempts to exploit java's remote debugging port. When remote debugging port is left open, it is possible to inject java bytecode and achieve remote code execution. This script abuses this to inject and execute a Java class file that executes the supplied shell command and returns its output.
Attempts to exploit java's remote debugging port. When remote debugging port is left open, it is possible to inject java bytecode and achieve remote code execution. This script allows injection of arbitrary class files.
Attempts to identify whether a listening QNX QCONN daemon allows unauthenticated users to execute arbitrary operating system commands.
Detects Microsoft Windows systems infected by the Conficker worm. This check is dangerous and it may crash systems.
Detects Microsoft Windows systems vulnerable to denial of service (CVE-2009-3103). This script will crash the service if it is vulnerable.
Detects Microsoft Windows systems with Ras RPC service vulnerable to MS06-025.
Detects Microsoft Windows systems with Dns Server RPC vulnerable to MS07-029.
Detects Microsoft Windows systems vulnerable to the remote code execution vulnerability known as MS08-067. This check is dangerous and it may crash systems.
Checks if a Microsoft Windows 2000 system is vulnerable to a crash in regsvc caused by a null pointer dereference. This check will crash the service if it is vulnerable and requires a guest account or higher to work.
Attempts to run a command via WebExService, using the WebExec vulnerability. Given a Windows account (local or domain), this will start an arbitrary executable with SYSTEM privileges over the SMB protocol.
Checks for and/or exploits a heap overflow within versions of Exim prior to version 4.69 (CVE-2010-4344) and a privilege escalation vulnerability in Exim 4.72 and prior (CVE-2010-4345).
Attempts to download an unprotected configuration file containing plain-text user credentials in vulnerable Supermicro Onboard IPMI controllers.