Category Archive for: ‘BackTrack Linux’

  • BT4, Adobe 0days and other updates

    We are very close to a final release of BT4. We are working vigorously in these final days… So far its looking AMAZING, and we are loving every little bit of it. For those who missed it, Metasploit got updated with a brand new shiny …

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  • Exploit-DB Updates

    Lots of new updates in the exploit-db arena. Barabas whipped up a quick browser search bar plugin. We got a massive CVE / OSVDB entry update from Steve Tornio which was added to our DB. Our “perfect” exploit template now has links to the exploit …

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  • Explo.it – The Day After

    The Exploit Database is up and running…survived day 1 . On a last moment fluke, we registered the domain explo.it, which is now also up and running. We’ve improved the search functions on the site, and imported the “papers” and “shellcode” sections from Milw0rm. We’ve …

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  • Offensive Security Exploit Archive Online

    After a short and intense setup, we are ready to present the Offsec Exploit Archive. We’ve recreated the milw0rm database, updated it and are now accepting submissions. The purpose of the site is to provide researchers and security enthusiasts a repository of exploits, and when …

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  • Offsec Web Server Hacked

    For the past couple of weeks we have been watching escalating DOS attacks against our web server, specifically against the Metasploit Unleashed Wiki. Today as we were watching our apache logs, we noticed unusual requests. A quick analysis showed that our web server was compromised …

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  • Metasploit Rising

    The Framework that we all know and love is about to take a massive leap into the future.   The MSF crew as well as the MSF itself has been placed under Rapid 7’s corporate umbrella. The framework will continue to be free, running under …

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  • Sniffing DECT Phones – The Details

    5M7X has completed his DECT write-up, and it rocks. As DECT phone manufacturers rarely give any indication about their phone encryption capabilities, the only reliable way to check the security of your phone is to test it yourself.

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  • Sniffing DECT Phones with BackTrack

    BIG FAT HAIRY NOTE: IT IS ILLEGAL TO RECORD PHONE CONVERSATIONS IN MANY COUNTRIES. For a list of state privacy laws in the US, click here and here. Thanks to 5m7x, dedected is soon to be added to the BackTrack repositories. In our internal tests, …

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  • BackTrack 4 Pre Final Kernel Update

    We have pushed a new kernel to the repository and updated several drivers. The upgrade process is a bit convoluted, but has been streamlined for the future. For now, run these commands from your backtrack box to update to the latest kernel and drivers: apt-get …

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  • Kernel whoops in BackTrack 4

    The latest Linux Kernel ‘sock_sendpage()’ NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability did not spare BackTrack 4 either.  We’ve taken this opportunity to upgrade the BackTrack 4 kernel and include the required security patch. The patched kernel source and image can be downloaded here : BackTrack 4 Kernel …

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