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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0000685Kali LinuxKali Package Bugpublic2013-11-06 08:21
Reporterskysploit Assigned Torhertzog  
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
PlatformOdroid-XUOSKaliOS Version1.0
Product Version1.0.5 
Summary0000685: Metasploit will not install/Breaks Custom ARM Build (Depends on Old Version of metasploit-framework)

When building a custom Kali Odroid-XU image installing "metasploit" breaks the "apt-get install --yes --force-yes $packages" portion of the build script... After building the armhf image (w/o metasploit) running apt-get nets the following results;

root@kali:~# apt-get install metasploit
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
metasploit : Depends: metasploit-framework (>= 4.7.2-2013103001-1) but 4.7.2-2013101601-1kali0 is to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

Steps To Reproduce

apt-get install metasploit (from armhf)

Additional Information

Not sure if this is problem is reproducible on any other ARM platform...

Contents of sources.list
deb kali main contrib non-free
deb kali/updates main contrib non-free

Build Script Used (Modified for Native Arm Build)

Build Script without mods




2013-11-06 07:01

administrator   ~0001060

The armhf build of metasploit-framework failed due to some intermittent network problems, I have retriggered a build. It should be available soon. I'll update the ticket when it's done.



2013-11-06 08:21

administrator   ~0001061

The missing build is now available in kali.

$ reprepro ls metasploit-framework
metasploit-framework | 4.7.2-2013103001-1kali0 | kali | i386, amd64, armel, armhf, source

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2013-11-02 18:51 skysploit New Issue
2013-11-06 07:01 rhertzog Note Added: 0001060
2013-11-06 07:01 rhertzog Assigned To => rhertzog
2013-11-06 07:01 rhertzog Status new => assigned
2013-11-06 08:21 rhertzog Note Added: 0001061
2013-11-06 08:21 rhertzog Status assigned => resolved
2013-11-06 08:21 rhertzog Resolution open => fixed