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Metasploit Framework

The Metasploit Framework is a platform for developing, testing, and using exploit code. The framework has been used on platforms ranging from large mainframes to the Apple iPhone.

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Recent releases

  •  06 Dec 2009 04:36

    Release Notes: This release provides initial integration with Rapid7 NeXpose and fixes approximately 25 bugs. The Windows installer now bundles Nmap 5.10BETA1.

    •  17 Nov 2009 05:33

      Release Notes: This release includes 446 exploits, 216 auxiliary modules, and hundreds of payloads, including an in-memory VNC service and the Meterpreter. In addition, the Windows payloads now support NX, DEP, IPv6, and the Windows 7 platform. More than 180 bugs were fixed since last year’s release of version 3.2, making this one of the more well-tested releases yet.

      •  24 Oct 2009 19:35

        Release Notes: This is the first release under the BSD license.

        •  29 Jan 2008 08:52

          Release Notes: This release features a graphical user interface, full support for the Windows platform, and over 450 modules, including 265 remote exploits. The framework now integrates with the lorcon 802.11 library, ruby-lorcon, the METASM pure Ruby assembler, the Scruby library (a Ruby port of Scapy), and the heapLib browser exploitation library. New in this version is exploit support for the iPhone/iPod Touch and Novell Netware platforms. The VNC payload is now faster and more responsive.

          •  27 Mar 2007 16:15

            Release Notes: This version contains 177 exploits, 104 payloads, 17 encoders, and 3 nop modules. Additionally, 30 auxiliary modules that perform a wide range of tasks, including host discovery, protocol fuzzing, and denial of service testing are included. The platform was rewritten from scratch using the Ruby scripting language.


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