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Gemfury Takeover Detection

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Gemfury Takeover Detection

What is the "Gemfury Takeover Detection?"

The Gemfury Takeover Detection module is designed to detect potential takeover vulnerabilities in Gemfury, a software package repository. This module focuses on identifying misconfigurations or vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to gain unauthorized access or control over the Gemfury platform. The severity of this module is classified as high, indicating the potential impact of a successful takeover.


A successful takeover of Gemfury could have severe consequences for both the platform and its users. An attacker could potentially gain access to sensitive data, modify packages, or disrupt the availability of the repository. This could lead to compromised software packages being distributed to users, compromising the integrity and security of their applications.

How the module works?

The Gemfury Takeover Detection module works by analyzing HTTP responses and matching them against predefined conditions. It checks for specific patterns in the response headers, such as the presence of the "Location:" header. Additionally, it evaluates the DSL (Domain Specific Language) conditions defined in the module to identify potential misconfigurations or vulnerabilities.

For example, the module may send an HTTP request to a Gemfury instance and analyze the response. If the response contains the expected header indicating a redirect to the "" page, it may indicate a potential takeover vulnerability.

The matching conditions defined in the module include checking that the host is not an IP address and verifying the presence of the specific header mentioned above. These conditions are evaluated together using the "and" logical operator.

By leveraging these matching conditions, the Gemfury Takeover Detection module aims to identify any potential vulnerabilities or misconfigurations that could lead to a takeover of the Gemfury software package repository.

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Passive global matcher
dsl: Host != ipand
word: Location:
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