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Update metasploit on backtrack

To  update the existing metasploit, in the backtrack terminal type
> msfupdate           (or)
>svn update /petnest/exploits/framework3 (or)

>sudo bash
>cd /opt/framework3/msf3/
>svn update
To remove metasploit from backtrack,
> apt-get purge framework3

To install the updated version,
> apt-get update && apt-get install framework3
If you notice the following error during up-gradation,  use the steps mentioned below.

“svn: /opt/framework/common/lib/ no version information available (required by /opt/framework/common/lib/
svn: /opt/framework/common/lib/ no version information available (required by /opt/framework/common/lib/”

> cd /opt/framework/common/lib
> mv
> mv
> ln -s /usr/lib/
> ln -s /usr/lib/
> msfupdate

[Update – August 31, 2012]

Backtrack 5r1,
To uninstall existing  metasploit –
> cd /opt/framework/
> ./uninstall

To install the latest version of metasploit –
> apt-get update
> apt-get install metasploit


Posted by on May 4, 2011 in Metasploit


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