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Week 52 in Review – 2009

Published: December 28th, 2009 | Category: Hacking Contests, Security Tools, Security Vulnerabilities, Vendor News


  • fimap v0.7A Released –
    Tool for determining local and remote file inclusion bugs in webapps updated with show-my-ip, experimental HTTP proxy support and experimental blindmode, among others.
  • Mr-T smbenum and Firefox userprefs –
    An update to the Master Recon Tool was released to include both the default Firefox preferences and the smbenum of Internet Explorer.
  • PlayCap: Playback for Wireshark Capture Files (by Joke Snelders) –
    PlayCap plays back capture files made from Wireshark, tcpdump, WinDump, or any other libpcap-based application.
  • WinScanX –
    WinScanX is a Windows auditing tool designed to help you get your Windows audit done quickly. It’s easy to use and no installation is required.
  • Metasploit Framework 3.3.3 Exploit Rankings –
    This release focuses on exploit rankings, session automation, and bug fixes. Rankings can be used to prevent exploits below a certain rank from being used and limit the impact to a particular target.
  • MSDN – Matthieu Suiche Developer Network –
    This web interface provides offsets, names, and links to corresponding structures/fields of Windows Kernel.
  • YASAT v1.70A – Yet Another Stupid Audit Tool –
    Its goal is to be as simple as possible with minimum binary dependencies (only sed, grep and cut)
  • Top 10 Nessus Plugins For 2009 –
    Tenable lists their favorite plugins for the year.
  • New MySQL Support in Metasploit –
    Recently HD added a new mixin for MySQL adding support for connecting and executing queries against MySQL using the MySQL library from



Vendor/Software Patches:

  • Adobe Explains PDF Patch Delay –
    Adobe chose to wait until mid-January to patch a critical PDF bug to prevent the disruption of its quarterly security update schedule.
  • Intel Patches Flaw In Trusted Execution Tech –
    Intel has released a patch for the affected chipsets with flaws in Intel’s Trusted Execution Technology (TXT), whose function is to provide a mechanism for safe loading of system software and to protect sensitive files.

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