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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0005459Kali LinuxTool Upgrade Requestpublic2020-12-01 10:48
Reporterthepacketbender Assigned Tosbrun  
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
Product Versionkali-dev 
Summary0005459: THC-Hydra v9 - incremental version upgrade

New stable incremental version of Hydra released ( Current stable version hosted on Kali releases precedes newest stable release by two versions. Update resolves potentially exploitable security vulnerabilities and adds support for rdp (previously dropped in v8.8) , mongodb and memcached services. Diff of changelong from version included in 9.0 release included in 'Additional Information' section.

Steps To Reproduce

noob@kali$ hydra -version
Hydra v8.8 (c) 2019 by van Hauser/THC - Please do not use in military or secret service organizations, or for illegal purposes.

Additional Information

Release 9.0

  • rdp: Revamped rdp module to use FreeRDP library (thanks to loianhtuan@github for the patch!)
  • Added memcached module
  • Added mongodb module
  • http: http module now supports a= option to select http authentication type
  • JSON output does now truncate the file if exists.
  • Fixed svn module memory leaks
  • Fixed rtsp module potential buffer overflow
  • Fixed http module DIGEST-MD5 mode

Release 8.9.1

  • Clarification for rdp error message
  • CIDR notation (hydra -l test -p test ftp) was not detected, fixed

Release 8.8

  • rdp: disabled the module as it does not support the current protocol. If you want to add it contact me




2019-07-23 08:03

manager   ~0010788

new version 9.0-1 is now in kali-rolling

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-05-21 14:53 thepacketbender New Issue
2019-05-21 14:53 thepacketbender Status new => assigned
2019-05-21 14:53 thepacketbender Assigned To => sbrun
2019-07-23 08:03 sbrun Status assigned => resolved
2019-07-23 08:03 sbrun Resolution open => fixed
2019-07-23 08:03 sbrun Note Added: 0010788
2020-12-01 10:48 g0tmi1k Priority high => normal
2021-05-31 13:37 rhertzog Category Tool Upgrade => Tool Upgrade Request