Download Kali Linux 2019.1 with Metasploit 5.0 – This is the first major update for Kali Linux ever since version 4.0 was released in 2011.

Download the first release of Kali Linux 2019.1 Debian-based Linux distro. Kali Linux 2019.1 sees the kernel moving up to version 4.19.13, and it also includes Metasploit 5.0.

Kali Linux is one of the most popular Debian-based Linux distribution for Penetration Testers. These updates also includes numbers of tools like, Burp Suite, Fern-WiFi-Cracker, theHarvester, Binwalk and more. You can read the changelog here.

Metasploit 5.0 released starting this year after 4 years with new evasion module, libraries, database, automation APIs, libraries and extended language support.

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The Kali Linux 2019.1 includes the recent version of the Metasploit version 5.0 which allows users to develop their own evasion tools.

[email protected]:~# msfconsole 

     ,           ,
    /             \
   ((__---,,,---__))
      (_) O O (_)_________
         \ _ /            |\
          o_o \   M S F   | \
               \   _____  |  *
                |||   WW|||
                |||     |||

       =[ metasploit v5.0.2-dev                           ]
+ -- --=[ 1852 exploits - 1046 auxiliary - 325 post       ]
+ -- --=[ 541 payloads - 44 encoders - 10 nops            ]
+ -- --=[ 2 evasion                                       ]
+ -- --=[ ** This is Metasploit 5 development branch **   ]

msf5 >

How to Download Kali Linux 2019.1

If you already have Kali Linux installed you can simply upgrade to newer version just by following these commands.

apt update && apt -y full-upgrade

If you’re using Windows you can download and install Kali Linux from Microsoft store.

If you want to download Kali Linux 2019.1 and install on VM you can simply visit Kali Downloads from where you can find your required versions along with Torrent and ISOs link.