Explanation of Metasploit Module Shell
This shell has some common sections that are included in most MSF modules. The first is
require msf/core. This
require statement enables the module to use the MSF core library. Next is a class declaration. Since we are attacking an FTP server remotely, we need the module to inherit the attributes of
Msf::Exploit::Remote. If you were developing a local privilege escalation or some other type of exploit, you would change this line to that specific exploit type. Another line specific to our FTP module is
Exploit::Remote::Ftp, which enables the use of FTP methods. This line abstracts some of the commands, such as initializing a connection and logging in, so we can focus on writing the exploit rather than establishing ...