MSFVenom: the best basic tutorials for MSFVenom

The MSFVenom framework is replacing the msfpayload and msfencode environment. The MSFVenom framework is going to replace the msfpayload and msfencode environments on the 8th of June 2015. This will mean that a lot of new courses and trainings will be provided for the new penetration testing framework.

So what is MSFVenom

MSFVenom is a combination of the msfpayload and msfencode environment. The MSFVenom has been tested for more than 3.5 years and the environment is ready to go public. The MSFVenom environment will allow you to perform multiple actions within a couple of commands.

MSFVenom commands

Let’s take a look at the MSFVenom commands which are available:

payload

Payload to use. Specify a ‘-‘ or stdin to use custom payloads

list

List a module type example: payloads, encoders, nops, all

nopsled

Prepend a nopsled of [length] size on to the payload

format

Output format (use –help-formats for a list)

encoder

The encoder to use

arch

The architecture to use

platform

The platform of the payload

space

The maximum size of the resulting payload

bad-chars

The list of characters to avoid example: ‘\x00\xff’

iterations

The number of times to encode the payload

add-code