HD Moore

About HD Moore

HD Moore is the co-founder and CEO of runZero. Previously, he founded the Metasploit Project and served as the main developer of the Metasploit Framework, which is the world's most widely used penetration testing framework.

November 9, 2023

How to find SysAid Help Desk instances

How to find SysAid Help Desk instances # On the evening of November 8th Microsoft Threat Intelligence announced that they had discovered attacks by a ransomware gang against the SysAid Help Desk software using a zero-day exploit (CVE-2023-47246). These attacks leveraged a …

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November 1, 2023

How to find Apache ActiveMQ instances

How to find Apache ActiveMQ® instances # On October 25th the Apache team announced a vulnerability (CVE-2023-46604) in ActiveMQ that could lead to unauthenticated remote code execution. Shortly after the issue was disclosed exploits started to appear and the Rapid7 MDR team …

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October 15, 2023

How to find Samba v4 instances

How to find Samba v4 instances # On October 10th, the Samba team announced an interesting vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to connect to unix stream sockets on the Samba server. The issue occurs when a RPC service name is requested that contains a unix …

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October 11, 2023

Finding Confluence servers (yet, again) with runZero

An actively exploited zero-day has surfaced in popular wiki software Confluence. Deemed “critical” in severity with a CVSS score of 10 out of 10, this vulnerability affects most supported versions of Confluence Server and Confluence Data Center running 8.0.0 or later. Hosted …

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October 10, 2023

How to find Exim mail servers on your network

On September 27th, Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) published details of a critical zero-day vulnerability that allows an unauthenticated attacker the ability to remotely execute arbitrary code within the context of an Exim SMTP service account. In addition, ZDI …

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September 29, 2023

How to find WS_FTP Server instances?

How to find WS_FTP Server instances? # On September 27th, Progress Sofware announced eight vulnerabilities in the WS_FTP Server software. These issues can lead to a full compromise of exposed WS_FTP systems and their data through the FTP, SSH, and web management services, …

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September 26, 2023

How to find TeamCity instances

How to find TeamCity assets? # On September 20th, JetBrains announced a critical authentication bypass vulnerability that impacts users running the TeamCity On-Premises product. The vulnerability is being tracked using CVE-2023-42793 and presents the weakness of CWE-288 …

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June 3, 2023

Finding MOVEit File Transfer Services

Reports of active exploitation of a zero-day vulnerability in the MOVEit file transfer software are making the rounds this week. The vendor, Progress Software, has released an advisory and this issue has now been assigned CVE-2023-34362. Attackers are abusing a SQL injection …

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February 14, 2023

runZero 3.5: Automatic asset ownership mapping

What’s new in runZero 3.5? Automatic asset ownership management and tracking, integration performance and scalability, user interface enhancements, new protocols and fingerprints, and new Rapid Response queries!

July 29, 2022

Hunting for X.509 Certificates

X.509 certificates are used to secure communications over both trusted and untrusted networks. Protocols such as Transport Layer Security (TLS) rely on X.509 certificates to keep their communications secure between endpoints. Each X.509 certificate is composed of a public …

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