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This package contains an open-source AWS exploitation framework, designed for offensive security testing against cloud environments. Created and maintained by Rhino Security Labs, Pacu allows penetration testers to exploit configuration flaws within an AWS account, using modules to easily expand its functionality. Current modules enable a range of attacks, including user privilege escalation, backdooring of IAM users, attacking vulnerable Lambda functions, and much more.

Installed size: 13.08 MB
How to install: sudo apt install pacu

  • awscli
  • python3
  • python3-boto3
  • python3-botocore
  • python3-dsnap
  • python3-freezegun
  • python3-requests
  • python3-sqlalchemy
  • python3-sqlalchemy-utils
  • python3-typing-extensions
  • python3-urllib3
root@kali:~# pacu -h
usage: pacu [-h] [--session] [--activate-session] [--new-session] [--set-keys]
            [--module-name] [--data] [--module-args] [--list-modules]
            [--pacu-help] [--module-info] [--exec] [--set-regions  [...]]

  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --session             <session name>
  --activate-session    activate session, use session arg to set session name
  --new-session         <session name>
  --set-keys            alias, access id, secrect key, token
  --module-name         <module name>
  --data                <service name/all>
  --module-args         <--module-args='--regions us-east-1,us-east-1'>
  --list-modules        List arguments
  --pacu-help           List the Pacu help window
  --module-info         Get information on a specific module, use --module-
  --exec                exec module
  --set-regions  [ ...]
                        <region1 region2 ...> or <all> for all
  --whoami              Display information on current IAM user

Updated on: 2023-May-16