This plugin will try to find user home directories based on the knowledge gained by other plugins, and an internal knowledge base. For example, if the target URL is:
And other plugins found this valid email accounts:
This plugin will request:
If the response is not a 404 error, then we have found a new URL. And confirmed the existance of a user in the remote system. This plugin will also identify the remote operating system and installed applications based on the user names that are available.
|identify_os||boolean||True||Try to identify the remote operating system based on the remote users||No detailed help available|
|identify_apps||boolean||True||Try to identify applications installed remotely using the available users||No detailed help available|
For more information about this plugin and the associated tests, there’s always the source code to understand exactly what’s under the hood:
Plugin source code
Unittest source code
This plugin depends on infrastructure.finger_bing, infrastructure.finger_google, infrastructure.finger_pks.