Tool and Usage
Why this tool?
LinEnum is one of the tools that can help with automating penetration tests. It performs a discovery on the environment it runs in and tries finding weaknesses to allow privilege escalation.
Usage and audience
LinEnum is commonly used for penetration testing, privilege escalation, or system enumeration. Target users for this tool are pentesters.
- Command line interface
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + Very low number of dependencies
- + The source code of this software is available
- + Well-known tool
Supported operating systems
LinEnum is known to work on Linux.
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