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Learning Metasploit Exploitation and Development by Aditya Balapure

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Exploit modules

Before moving to the exploitation techniques, first we should understand the basic concepts of an exploit. An exploit is a computer program that takes advantage of a particular vulnerability.

Now look at the exploit modules in the modules directory of msf3. Open your terminal and type in cd /opt/metasploit/msf3/modules/exploits followed by the ls command to see the list of exploits.

Exploit modules

Here we can see the list of exploit modules. Basically exploits are categorized on the basis of operating systems. So let us look at the windows directory of exploit modules by typing cd windows.

In the windows directory we can see a lot of exploit modules ...

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