Script nping-brute

Script types: portrule
Categories: brute, intrusive

Script Summary

Performs brute force password auditing against an Nping Echo service.

See for Echo Mode documentation.

Script Arguments

passdb, unpwdb.passlimit, unpwdb.timelimit, unpwdb.userlimit, userdb

See the documentation for the unpwdb library.


See the documentation for the creds library.

brute.credfile, brute.delay, brute.emptypass, brute.firstonly, brute.guesses, brute.mode, brute.passonly, brute.retries, brute.start, brute.threads, brute.unique, brute.useraspass

See the documentation for the brute library.

Example Usage

nmap -p 9929 --script nping-brute <target>

Script Output

9929/tcp open  nping-echo
| nping-brute:
|   Accounts
|     123abc => Valid credentials
|   Statistics
|_    Perfomed 204 guesses in 204 seconds, average tps: 1



  • Toni Ruottu

License: Same as Nmap--See