Performs brute force password auditing against http basic authentication. SYNTAX: brute.firstonly: stop guessing after first password is found (default: false) brute.unique: make sure that each password is only guessed once (default: true) http-brute.hostname: sets the host header in case of virtual hosting http.pipeline: If set, it represents the number of HTTP requests that'll be pipelined (ie, sent in a single request). This can be set low to make debugging easier, or it can be set high to test how a server reacts (its chosen max is ignored). brute.mode: can be user, pass or creds and determines what mode to run the engine in. - user - the unpwdb library is used to guess passwords, every password password is tried for each user. (The user iterator is in the outer loop) - pass - the unpwdb library is used to guess passwords, each password is tried for every user. (The password iterator is in the outer loop) - creds- a set of credentials (username and password pairs) are guessed against the service. This allows for lists of known or common username and password combinations to be tested. If no mode is specified and the script has not added any custom iterator the pass mode will be enabled. brute.passonly: iterate over passwords only for services that provide only a password for authentication. (default: false) http-brute.path: points to the path protected by authentication brute.useraspass: guess the username as password for each user (default: true) http-brute.method: sets the HTTP method to use (default 'GET') brute.credfile: a file containing username and password pairs delimited by '/' http.useragent: The value of the User-Agent header field sent with requests. By default it is ''Mozilla/5.0 (compatible Nmap Scripting Engine http://nmap.org/book/nse.html)''. A value of the empty string disables sending the User-Agent header field. brute.retries: the number of times to retry if recoverable failures occure. (default: 3) brute.threads: the number of initial worker threads, the number of active threads will be automatically adjusted. brute.delay: the number of seconds to wait between guesses (default: 0) http-max-cache-size: The maximum memory size (in bytes) of the cache.