Postenum is a clean, nice and easy tool for basic/advanced privilege escalation vectors/techniques. The tool is intended to be executed locally on a Linux box. Be more than a normal user. be the ROOT.


./ [option]
./ -s
./ -c

Also Read – SIEM – A Beginner’s Guide to Security Information and Event Management Tools


-a : All -s : Filesystem [SUID, SGID, Config/DB files, etc.]
-l : Shell escape and development tools
-c : The most interesting files
-n : Network settings
-p : Services and cron jobs
-o : OS informations and kernel exploits
-v : Software’s versions
-t : Fstab credentials and databases checker

You can use script to install this tool. (only for system/network admins). to run it: