Kali 2023.4

2023 is coming to its end but before that, it’s time again to update our Kalis with version 2023.4

What can be found in this new version?

  • New platforms are supported:
    • Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure Cloud ARM64
    • Vagrant Hyper-V
    • Raspberry Pi 5
  • Gnome 45 support.
  • Internal Infrastructure improvements
  • New tools:
    • cabby – TAXII client implementation
    • cti-taxii-client – TAXII 2 client library
    • enum4linux-ng– Next generation version of enum4linux with additional features (a Windows/Samba enumeration tool)
    • exiflooter – Finds geolocation on all image URLs and directories
    • h8mail – Email OSINT & Password breach hunting tool
    • Havoc – Modern and malleable post-exploitation command and control framework
    • OpenTAXII – TAXII server implementation
    • PassDetective – Scans shell command history to detect mistakenly written passwords, API keys, and secrets
    • Portspoof – All 65535 TCP ports are always open & emulates services
    • Raven – Lightweight HTTP file upload service
    • ReconSpider – Most Advanced Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Framework
    • rling – RLI Next Gen (Rling), a faster multi-threaded, feature rich alternative to rli
    • Sigma -Cli- List and convert Sigma rules into query languages
    • sn0int – Semi-automatic OSINT framework and package manager
    • SPIRE – SPIFFE Runtime Environment is a toolchain of APIs for establishing trust between software systems

How to update an existing installation:
(As described in the Kali blog post)

$ echo "deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling main contrib non-free non-free-firmware" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list […]
$ sudo apt update && sudo apt -y full-upgrade […]
$ cp -vrbi /etc/skel/. ~/
$ [ -f /var/run/reboot-required ] && sudo reboot -f
┌──(ruben㉿kali)-[~]
└─$ grep VERSION /etc/os-release 
VERSION_ID="2023.4"
VERSION="2023.4"
VERSION_CODENAME=kali-rolling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
┌──(ruben㉿kali)-[~]
└─$ uname -v 
#1 SMP Debian 6.5.6-1kali1 (2023-10-09)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
┌──(ruben㉿kali)-[~]
└─$ uname -r 
6.5.0-kali3-arm64