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0005506Kali Linux[All Projects] Kali Package Improvementpublic2020-02-10 17:39
Reporterg0tmi1k Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status closedResolutionopen 
Product Version 
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Summary0005506: sqlmap - Fix usage example
g0tmi1k@kali-dev:~$ sqlmap -h
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Usage: python sqlmap [options]

  -h, --help Show basic help message and exit
  -hh Show advanced help message and exit
  --version Show program's version number and exit
  -v VERBOSE Verbosity level: 0-6 (default 1)

    At least one of these options has to be provided to define the

    -u URL, --url=URL Target URL (e.g. "")
    -g GOOGLEDORK Process Google dork results as target URLs

    These options can be used to specify how to connect to the target URL

    --data=DATA Data string to be sent through POST (e.g. "id=1")
    --cookie=COOKIE HTTP Cookie header value (e.g. "PHPSESSID=a8d127e..")
    --random-agent Use randomly selected HTTP User-Agent header value
    --proxy=PROXY Use a proxy to connect to the target URL
    --tor Use Tor anonymity network
    --check-tor Check to see if Tor is used properly

    These options can be used to specify which parameters to test for,
    provide custom injection payloads and optional tampering scripts

    -p TESTPARAMETER Testable parameter(s)
    --dbms=DBMS Force back-end DBMS to provided value

    These options can be used to customize the detection phase

    --level=LEVEL Level of tests to perform (1-5, default 1)
    --risk=RISK Risk of tests to perform (1-3, default 1)

    These options can be used to tweak testing of specific SQL injection

    --technique=TECH SQL injection techniques to use (default "BEUSTQ")

    These options can be used to enumerate the back-end database
    management system information, structure and data contained in the
    tables. Moreover you can run your own SQL statements

    -a, --all Retrieve everything
    -b, --banner Retrieve DBMS banner
    --current-user Retrieve DBMS current user
    --current-db Retrieve DBMS current database
    --passwords Enumerate DBMS users password hashes
    --tables Enumerate DBMS database tables
    --columns Enumerate DBMS database table columns
    --schema Enumerate DBMS schema
    --dump Dump DBMS database table entries
    --dump-all Dump all DBMS databases tables entries
    -D DB DBMS database to enumerate
    -T TBL DBMS database table(s) to enumerate
    -C COL DBMS database table column(s) to enumerate

  Operating system access:
    These options can be used to access the back-end database management
    system underlying operating system

    --os-shell Prompt for an interactive operating system shell
    --os-pwn Prompt for an OOB shell, Meterpreter or VNC

    These options can be used to set some general working parameters

    --batch Never ask for user input, use the default behavior
    --flush-session Flush session files for current target

    --sqlmap-shell Prompt for an interactive sqlmap shell
    --wizard Simple wizard interface for beginner users

[!] to see full list of options run with '-hh'

Can `python` be removed?



2020-02-10 17:39

administrator   ~0012158

Due to the age of the OS (Kali Moto [v1], Kali Safi [v2], Kali Rolling <= 2019.2), these legacy versions are no longer supported.
We will be closing this ticket due to inactivity.

Please could you see if you are able to replicate this issue with the latest version of Kali Linux -

If you are still facing the same problem, feel free to re-open the ticket. If you choose to do this, could you provide more information to the issue you are facing, and also give information about your setup?
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Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-06-03 11:39 g0tmi1k New Issue
2020-02-10 17:39 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0012158
2020-02-10 17:39 g0tmi1k Status new => closed