Tool and Usage
RootHelper is a small script to retrieve several enumeration and privilege escalation tools. It can be used during penetration testing.
This tool is replaced by MIDA-Multitool
Usage and audience
RootHelper is commonly used for penetration testing, privilege escalation, or security assessment. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + Used language is shell script
- + The source code of this software is available
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This tool is categorized as a privilege escalation tool.