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scripts/dns-brute: Adds wildcard detection for A and AAAA records. #950

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aars commented Jul 25, 2017


The dns-brute script will happily list all configured hosts if a domain uses a wildcard record.

This PR adds detection for A and AAAA wildcards, and disables the type of record it thinks is a wildcard. I've added script arg dns-brute.force to override this.

All and any feedback is welcome. If I can improve this somehow (some built-in random string generation maybe? (I found stdnse.generate_random_string)) please let me know!



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aars commented Jul 25, 2017

PS: I was unable to find any tests for this (or other scripts). If I missed those, please point me in the right direction.


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dmiller-nmap commented Jul 27, 2017

@nmap-bot nmap-bot closed this in 1139e8b Jul 27, 2017


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aars commented Jul 27, 2017

Ah! Good call on checking against the wildcard address. That's very useful! Cheers.

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