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The metasploit cheat sheet covers:

  • Framework Components
  • Meterpreter commands
  • Process handling commands
  • Networking commands
  • Interface / output commands
  • Password management commands
  • Msfvenom command options

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Metasploit Cheat Sheet

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What’s included in the cheat sheet

The following categories and items have been included in the cheat sheet:

Framework Components

Framework Components


Metasploit Meterpreter


Run as a DLL injection payload on a target PC providing control over the target system


Metasploit msfvenom


Help create standalone payloads as executable, Ruby script, or shellcode


Meterpreter commands

Meterpreter commands


Basic and file handling commands


sysinfo


Display system information


ps


List and display running processes


kill (PID)


Terminate a running process


getuid


Display user ID


upload or download


Upload / download a file


pwd or lpwd


Print working directory (local / remote)


cd or lcd


Change directory (local or remote)


cat


Display file content 


bglist


Show background running scripts


bgrun


Make a script run in background 


Bgkill


Terminate a background process


background


Move active session to background


edit 


Edit a file in vi editor


shell


Access shell on the target machine


migrate 


Switch to another process


idletime


Display idle time of user


screenshot


Take a screenshot


clearev


Clear the system logs


? or Help 


Shoes all the commands 


exit / quit: 


Exit the Meterpreter session


shutdown / reboot


Restart system


use


Extension load


channel


Show active channels


Process handling commands

Process handling commands


Command


Description


getpid:


Display the process ID


getuid:


Display the user ID


ps: 


Display running processes


kill: 


Stop and terminate a process


getprivs


Shows multiple privileges as possible


reg 


Access target machine registry


Shell


Access target machine shell 


execute: 


Run a specified


migrate: 


Move to a given destination process ID


Networking commands

Networking commands


ipconfig:


Show network interface configuration


portfwd:


Forward packets


route:


View / edit network routing table


Interface / output commands

Interface / output commands


enumdesktops


Show all available desktops


getdesktop


Display current desktop


keyscan_start


Start keylogger in target machine


keyscan_stop


Stop keylogger in target machine


set_desktop


Configure desktop 


keyscan_dump


Dump keylogger content 


Password management commands

Password management commands 


hashdump


Access content of password file - Hash file


Msfvenom command options

Msfvenom command options


Switch


Syntax


Description


-p


-p (Payload option)


Display payload standard options 


-l


-l( list type)


List module type i.e payloads, encoders


-f


-f (format)


Output format


-e


-e(encoder)


Define which encoder to use


-a


-a (Architecture or platform


Define which platform to use


-s


-s (Space)


Define maximum payload capacity


-b


-b (characters)


Define set of characters not to use 


-i


-i (Number of times)


Define number of times to use encoder


-x


-x (File name )


Define a custom file to use as template 


-o


-o (output)


Save a payload


-h


-h


Help