Technology Errors

Zen Cart Module Manage Add On: .keep file error

I was required to install the Module Manager add-on for Zen Cart because it is required by the Simple SEO URL Zen Cart add-on requested by a client of mine. During the install process you visit the Module Manager section in the Zen Cart admin and I received an error complaining that a specific file did not exist. Below is a quick description of the error and what was done to resolve it.

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Information Security

Backtrack 4: Information Gathering: DNS: Dnsmap – Subdomain brute-forcing

Today I will be reviewing Dnsmap from the Backtrack 4 Distribution. Dnsmap was originally released back in 2006 and has become a standard tool included is every backtrack release. There are other tools which preform the same tasks but I am a firm believer that a pentester/hacker should have the choice of as many tools as possible. My only small issue with this tool is speed, meaning it is not multi threaded however the author says in the readme.txt that he is addressing that issue. Dnsmap is mainly meant to be used by pentesters during the information gathering/enumeration phase of infrastructure security assessments. During the enumeration stage, the security consultant would typically discover the target
company’s IP netblocks, domain names, phone numbers, etc …

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Information Security

Backtrack 4: Information Gathering: DNS: Dnsenum – Enumerate information on a domain and discover non-contiguous ip blocks

Dnsenum is a very robust script which was actually written by one of the Backtrack developers when Backtrack was still a Remote-Exploit Project. The author, Filip (barbsie) Waeytens is a Web Application penetration tester and has extensive experience on the topic of DNS and information gathering. Today we will look at some examples of using Dnsenum to passively gather information on a target.

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Technology Errors

Warning: Can’t Load Net::Whois::IP Module, Whois Queries Desabled

In going through all the tools with Alex on Backtrack I have discovered a few bugs and missing modules or libs. I will be writting posts on how to fix them but I will also be adding the fix’s to Backtrack svn as well. This morning I was writting the article on Dnsenum by my buddy Barbsie and I ran into a missing perl module.

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  1. root@666:/pentest/enumeration/dnsenum# ./dnsenum.pl --enum -f dns.txt --update a -r cnn.com
  2. dnsenum.pl VERSION:1.2
  3. Warning: can't load Net::Whois::IP module, whois queries desabled.

Below I will show to to download and install the needed module:

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