Learning Metasploit Exploitation and Development /

Balapure, Aditya,

Learning Metasploit Exploitation and Development / Balapure, Aditya. - 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cover; Copyright; Credits; About the Author; About the Reviewers; www.PacktPub.com; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Lab Setup; Summary; Chapter 2: Metasploit Framework Organization; Summary; References; Chapter 3: Exploitation Basics; Basic terms of exploitation; How does exploitation work?; A typical process for compromising a system; Chapter 4: Meterpreter Basics; Working of the Meterpreter; Meterpreter in action; Summary; References; Chapter 5: Vulnerability Scanning and Information Gathering; Information Gathering through Metasploit; Nmap discovery options; Working with Nessus. Chapter 11: Post Exploitation -- Pivoting and Network SniffingWhat is pivoting?; Summary; References; Chapter 12: Exploit Research with Metasploit; Exploit writing tips and tricks; Important points; Format for an exploit; Exploit mixins; The Auxiliary::Report mixin; Widely used exploit mixins; Editing an exploit module; Working with payloads; Scripting with Metasploit; Summary; References; Working with Hail Mary; Meterpreter-access option; Summary; References; Index.

A practical, hands-on tutorial with step-by-step instructions. The book will follow a smooth and easy-to-follow tutorial approach, covering the essentials and then showing the readers how to write more sophisticated exploits. This book targets exploit developers, vulnerability analysts and researchers, network administrators, and ethical hackers looking to gain advanced knowledge in exploitation development and identifying vulnerabilities. The primary goal is to take readers wishing to get into more advanced exploitation discovery and reaching the next level. Prior experience exploiting basic st.


Computers --Access control.
Penetration testing (Computer security)

005.8 BA.L 2013