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File sniffer-detect

Script types: hostrule
Categories: discovery, intrusive
Download: http://nmap.org/svn/scripts/sniffer-detect.nse

User Summary

Checks if a target on a local Ethernet has its network card in promiscuous mode.

The techniques used are described at http://www.securityfriday.com/promiscuous_detection_01.pdf.

Example Usage

nmap -sV --script=sniffer-detect <target>

Script Output

Host script results:
|_ sniffer-detect: Likely in promiscuous mode (tests: "11111111")

Requires


Author: Marek Majkowski

License: Same as Nmap--See http://nmap.org/book/man-legal.html

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