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Over time, I've collected an assortment of interesting, funny, and depressing search queries to plug into Shodan, the (literal) internet search engine. Some return facepalm-inducing results, while others return serious and/or ancient vulnerabilities in the wild.


Most search filters require a Shodan account.

You can assume these queries only return unsecured/open instances when possible. For your own legal benefit, do not attempt to login (even with default passwords) if they aren't! Narrow down results by adding filters like country:US or org:"Harvard University" or hostname:"nasa.gov" to the end.

The world and its devices are quickly becoming more connected through the shiny new Internet of Things Sh*t and exponentially more dangerous as a result. To that end, I hope this list spreads awareness (and, quite frankly, pant-wetting fear) rather than harm.

**And as always, discover and disclose responsibly! **


Table of Contents


Industrial Control Systems

Samsung Electronic Billboards →

"Server: Prismview Player"
Example: Electronic Billboards

Gas Station Pump Controllers →

"in-tank inventory" port:10001
Example: Gas Station Pump Inventories

Automatic License Plate Readers →

P372 "ANPR enabled"
Example: Automatic License Plate Reader

Traffic Light Controllers / Red Light Cameras →

mikrotik streetlight

Voting Machines in the United States →

"voter system serial" country:US

Telcos Running Cisco Lawful Intercept Wiretaps →

"Cisco IOS" "ADVIPSERVICESK9_LI-M"

Wiretapping mechanism outlined by Cisco in RFC 3924:

Lawful intercept is the lawfully authorized interception and monitoring of communications of an intercept subject. The term "intercept subject" [...] refers to the subscriber of a telecommunications service whose communications and/or intercept related information (IRI) has been lawfully authorized to be intercepted and delivered to some agency.

Prison Pay Phones →

"[2J[H Encartele Confidential"

Tesla PowerPack Charging Status →

http.title:"Tesla PowerPack System" http.component:"d3" -ga3ca4f2
Example: Tesla PowerPack Charging Status

Electric Vehicle Chargers →

"Server: gSOAP/2.8" "Content-Length: 583"

Maritime Satellites →

Shodan made a pretty sweet Ship Tracker that maps ship locations in real time, too!

"Cobham SATCOM" OR ("Sailor" "VSAT")
Example: Maritime Satellites

Submarine Mission Control Dashboards →

title:"Slocum Fleet Mission Control"

CAREL PlantVisor Refrigeration Units →

"Server: CarelDataServer" "200 Document follows"
Example: CAREL PlantVisor Refrigeration Units

Nordex Wind Turbine Farms →

http.title:"Nordex Control" "Windows 2000 5.0 x86" "Jetty/3.1 (JSP 1.1; Servlet 2.2; java 1.6.0_14)"

C4 Max Commercial Vehicle GPS Trackers →

"[1m[35mWelcome on console"
Example: C4 Max Vehicle GPS

DICOM Medical X-Ray Machines →

Secured by default, thankfully, but these 1,700+ machines still have no business being on the internet.

"DICOM Server Response" port:104

GaugeTech Electricity Meters →

"Server: EIG Embedded Web Server" "200 Document follows"
Example: GaugeTech Electricity Meters

Siemens Industrial Automation →

"Siemens, SIMATIC" port:161

Siemens HVAC Controllers →

"Server: Microsoft-WinCE" "Content-Length: 12581"

Door / Lock Access Controllers →

"HID VertX" port:4070

Railroad Management →

"log off" "select the appropriate"

Remote Desktop

Unprotected VNC →

"authentication disabled" "RFB 003.008"

Shodan Images is a great supplementary tool to browse screenshots, by the way! →

Example: Unprotected VNC
The first result right now.

Windows RDP →

99.99% are secured by a secondary Windows login screen.

"\x03\x00\x00\x0b\x06\xd0\x00\x00\x124\x00"

Network Infrastructure

Weave Scope Dashboards →

Command-line access inside Kubernetes pods and Docker containers, and real-time visualization/monitoring of the entire infrastructure.

title:"Weave Scope" http.favicon.hash:567176827
Example: Weave Scope Dashboards

MongoDB →

Older versions were insecure by default. Very scary.

"MongoDB Server Information" port:27017 -authentication
Example: MongoDB

Mongo Express Web GUI →

Like the infamous phpMyAdmin but for MongoDB.

"Set-Cookie: mongo-express=" "200 OK"
Example: Mongo Express GUI

Jenkins CI →

"X-Jenkins" "Set-Cookie: JSESSIONID" http.title:"Dashboard"
Example: Jenkins CI

Docker APIs →

"Docker Containers:" port:2375

Docker Private Registries →

"Docker-Distribution-Api-Version: registry" "200 OK" -gitlab

Pi-hole Open DNS Servers →

"dnsmasq-pi-hole" "Recursion: enabled"

Already Logged-In as root via Telnet →

"[email protected]" port:23 -login -password -name -Session

Android Root Bridges →

A tangential result of Google's sloppy fractured update approach. More information here.

"Android Debug Bridge" "Device" port:5555

Lantronix Serial-to-Ethernet Adapter Leaking Telnet Passwords →

Lantronix password port:30718 -secured

Citrix Virtual Apps →

"Citrix Applications:" port:1604
Example: Citrix Virtual Apps

Cisco Smart Install →

Vulnerable (kind of "by design," but especially when exposed).

"smart install client active"

PBX IP Phone Gateways →

PBX "gateway console" -password port:23

Polycom Video Conferencing →

http.title:"- Polycom" "Server: lighttpd"

Telnet Configuration: →

"Polycom Command Shell" -failed port:23
Example: Polycom Video Conferencing

Bomgar Help Desk Portal →

"Server: Bomgar" "200 OK"

Intel Active Management CVE-2017-5689 →

"Intel(R) Active Management Technology" port:623,664,16992,16993,16994,16995

HP iLO 4 CVE-2017-12542 →

HP-ILO-4 !"HP-ILO-4/2.53" !"HP-ILO-4/2.54" !"HP-ILO-4/2.55" !"HP-ILO-4/2.60" !"HP-ILO-4/2.61" !"HP-ILO-4/2.62" !"HP-iLO-4/2.70" port:1900

Outlook Web Access:

Exchange 2007 →

"x-owa-version" "IE=EmulateIE7" "Server: Microsoft-IIS/7.0"
Example: OWA for Exchange 2007

Exchange 2010 →

"x-owa-version" "IE=EmulateIE7" http.favicon.hash:442749392
Example: OWA for Exchange 2010

Exchange 2013 / 2016 →

"X-AspNet-Version" http.title:"Outlook" -"x-owa-version"
Example: OWA for Exchange 2013/2016

Lync / Skype for Business →

"X-MS-Server-Fqdn"

Network Attached Storage (NAS)

SMB (Samba) File Shares →

Produces ~500,000 results...narrow down by adding "Documents" or "Videos", etc.

"Authentication: disabled" port:445

Specifically domain controllers: →

"Authentication: disabled" NETLOGON SYSVOL -unix port:445

Concerning default network shares of QuickBooks files: →

"Authentication: disabled" "Shared this folder to access QuickBooks files OverNetwork" -unix port:445

FTP Servers with Anonymous Login →

"220" "230 Login successful." port:21

Iomega / LenovoEMC NAS Drives →

"Set-Cookie: iomega=" -"manage/login.html" -http.title:"Log In"
Example: Iomega / LenovoEMC NAS Drives

Buffalo TeraStation NAS Drives →

Redirecting sencha port:9000
Example: Buffalo TeraStation NAS Drives

Logitech Media Servers →

"Server: Logitech Media Server" "200 OK"
Example: Logitech Media Servers

Plex Media Servers →

"X-Plex-Protocol" "200 OK" port:32400

Tautulli / PlexPy Dashboards →

"CherryPy/5.1.0" "/home"
Example: PlexPy / Tautulli Dashboards

Webcams

Example images not necessary.

Yawcams →

"Server: yawcam" "Mime-Type: text/html"

webcamXP/webcam7 →

("webcam 7" OR "webcamXP") http.component:"mootools" -401

Android IP Webcam Server →

"Server: IP Webcam Server" "200 OK"

Security DVRs →

html:"DVR_H264 ActiveX"

Printers & Copiers:

HP Printers →

"Serial Number:" "Built:" "Server: HP HTTP"
Example: HP Printers

Xerox Copiers/Printers →

ssl:"Xerox Generic Root"
Example: Xerox Copiers/Printers

Epson Printers →

"SERVER: EPSON_Linux UPnP" "200 OK"
"Server: EPSON-HTTP" "200 OK"
Example: Epson Printers

Canon Printers →

"Server: KS_HTTP" "200 OK"
"Server: CANON HTTP Server"
Example: Canon Printers

Home Devices

Yamaha Stereos →

"Server: AV_Receiver" "HTTP/1.1 406"
Example: Yamaha Stereos

Apple AirPlay Receivers →

Apple TVs, HomePods, etc.

"\x08_airplay" port:5353

Chromecasts / Smart TVs →

"Chromecast:" port:8008

Crestron Smart Home Controllers →

"Model: PYNG-HUB"

Random Stuff

OctoPrint 3D Printer Controllers →

title:"OctoPrint" -title:"Login" http.favicon.hash:1307375944
Example: OctoPrint 3D Printers

Etherium Miners →

"ETH - Total speed"
Example: Etherium Miners

Apache Directory Listings →

Substitute .pem with any extension or a filename like phpinfo.php.

http.title:"Index of /" http.html:".pem"

Misconfigured WordPress →

Exposed wp-config.php files containing database credentials.

http.html:"* The wp-config.php creation script uses this file"

Too Many Minecraft Servers →

"Minecraft Server" "protocol 340" port:25565

Literally Everything in North Korea →

net:175.45.176.0/22,210.52.109.0/24,77.94.35.0/24

TCP Quote of the Day →

Port 17 (RFC 865) has a bizarre history...

port:17 product:"Windows qotd"

Find a Job Doing This! →

"X-Recruiting:"

If you've found any other juicy Shodan gems, whether it's a search query or a specific example, definitely drop a comment on the blog or open an issue/PR here on GitHub.

Bon voyage, fellow penetrators!

License

CC0

To the extent possible under law, Jake Jarvis has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.

Mirrored from a blog post at https://jarv.is/notes/shodan-search-queries/.


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