Metasploit 4.5.1 (Update 2013011601)

Document created by Brandon Turner Employee on Jan 15, 2013
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This updates Metasploit Pro/Express/Community to 4.5.1.


This update includes 5 new modules, including an exploit for freeSSHd, a new scanner for Wordpress Pingback Locator and three new modules for W3-Total-Cache, SSL Certificate Impersonation and Bulletproof FTP.  Nmap, Java and other dependencies have also been updated.


In addition, this update fixes nine issues.


Module Changes

Exploit modules


Auxiliary and post modules


Resolved Issues

  • 7482 Impersonate_ssl module reclassified as an auxiliary module
  • 7535 Normalize OptPort options
  • 7539 OptInt validates parameters
  • 7540 OptInt should allow negatives
  • 7590 Add suspend command to meterpreter
  • 7681 Fixed issue with msfvenom throwing a BufferRegister error
  • 7684, 7618 Fixed BufferRegister problems in unicode_mixed
  • 7680 Fixed error when running psexec_command


How to Upgrade

Metasploit Pro is upgraded using the Administration menu and choosing the option Software Upgrade. To see how to upgrade your Metasploit installation, view this video in the Rapid7 Community.


Version Information

PRO 4.5.0 updates to 4.5.1-2013011601

MSF3 4.5.0 updates to 4.5.1-2013011601