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Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook

By : Abhinav Singh
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Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook

By: Abhinav Singh

Overview of this book

Metasploit® software helps security and IT professionals identify security issues, verify vulnerability mitigations, and manage expert-driven security assessments. Capabilities include smart exploitation, password auditing, web application scanning, and social engineering. Teams can collaborate in Metasploit and present their findings in consolidated reports. The goal of the software is to provide a clear understanding of the critical vulnerabilities in any environment and to manage those risks.Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook targets both professionals and beginners to the framework. The chapters of the book are logically arranged with an increasing level of complexity and cover Metasploit aspects ranging from pre-exploitation to the post-exploitation phase thoroughly. The recipe structure of the book provides a good mix of both theoretical understanding and practical implementation. This book will help readers in thinking from a hacker's perspective to dig out the flaws in target networks and also to leverage the powers of Metasploit to compromise them. It will take your penetration skills to the next level.The book starts with the basics such as gathering information about your target and gradually covers advanced topics like building your own framework scripts and modules. The book goes deep into operating systems-based penetration testing techniques and moves ahead with client-based exploitation methodologies. In the post- exploitation phase, it covers meterpreter, antivirus bypass, ruby wonders, exploit building, porting exploits to framework, and third party tools like armitage, and SET. Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook is the required guide to penetration testing and exploitation.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook
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Adding DLL and function definition to Railgun

In the previous recipe, we focused on calling Windows API DLLs through Railgun. In this recipe, we will focus on adding our own DLL and function definitions to Railgun. In order to do this, we should have an understanding of Windows DLLs. The Railgun manual can be helpful in giving you a quick idea about different Windows constants that can be used while adding function definitions.

How to do it...

Adding a new DLL definition to Railgun is an easy task. Suppose you want to add a DLL that ships with Windows but it is not present in your Railgun, then you can create a DLL definition under pentest/exploits/framework3/lib/rex/post/meterpreter/extensions/stdapi/railgun/def and name it as def_dllname.rb.

  1. Consider the example of adding a shell32.dll definition into Railgun. We can start with adding the following lines of codes:

    module Rex
    module Post
    module Meterpreter
    module Extensions
    module Stdapi
    module Railgun
    module Def
    class Def_shell32
    	def self...