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Metasploit Object Model


Understanding the Metasploit Object Model

MSF architecture

MSF architecture

In the Metasploit Framework, all modules are Ruby classes.

  • Modules inherit from the type-specific class
  • The type-specific class inherits from the Msf::Module class
  • There is a shared common API between modules

Payloads are slightly different.

  • Payloads are created at runtime from various components
  • Glue together stagers with stages