How to do it...

To perform DoS attacks using the exploit database, follow the given steps:

  1. Prior to using the exploit database to perform DoS testing, we will need to identify which DoS exploits are available. The total exploit database can be found online at http://www.exploit-db.com. Alternatively, a copy is locally stored in the Kali Linux filesystem. There is a files.csv file within the exploitdb directory that contains a catalog of all the contents. This file can be used to grep for keywords to help locate usable exploits:
  1. In the example provided, the grep function was used to search the files.csv file for any exploit database contents ...

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