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tave takeover detection

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What is "tave takeover detection" module?

The "tave takeover detection" module is designed to detect takeover vulnerabilities in software. It specifically targets the takeover vulnerability that allows an attacker to gain control over a targeted system. The severity of this vulnerability is classified as high, indicating the potential for significant impact if exploited.


If a takeover vulnerability is present and successfully exploited, an attacker can gain unauthorized control over the targeted system. This can lead to various consequences, such as unauthorized access to sensitive data, manipulation of system functionality, or even complete system compromise.

How the module works?

The "tave takeover detection" module works by analyzing the response of the targeted software and applying specific matching conditions to identify signs of a takeover vulnerability. It uses HTTP request templates and matching conditions to determine if the targeted system is vulnerable.

One of the matching conditions used by this module is the presence of the HTML code "<h1>Error 404: Page Not Found</h1>". If this code is found in the response, it indicates a potential takeover vulnerability.

The module also includes additional matching conditions, such as checking if the host is not an IP address, to further refine the detection process.

By utilizing these matching conditions, the "tave takeover detection" module can effectively identify takeover vulnerabilities in software, providing valuable insights for security professionals and system administrators.

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Passive global matcher
dsl: Host != ipand
word: <h1>Error 404: Page Not Found</h1>
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