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Re: Socat
From: Max <Reply.to.list () acme com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2005 12:37:46 +0200

Yep, but there's no Windows version :-(

A Windows version of this sort of tool is *mandatory* since it is often 
used as a backdoor/tunnel on a vulnerable machine. And what OS is more 
vulnerable than any other ? Hence this mandatory requirement :-)


M () x



Martin Mačok wrote:

On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 12:36:32AM -0700, Fyodor wrote:

Netcat has been totally unmaintained for about a decade, and I think
Nmap users would benefit from a tool similar to hping2 that is more
oriented toward their needs.


I'm still happy with hping2 (ok, lets forget about the patches we had
to apply to it ;-) *except* its poor ICMP support (sing is better here).

Anyway, your proposal for Netcat enhancement almost exactly fits
Socat. Have you heard of it? Wonderful tool (and GPL) ...

http://www.dest-unreach.org/socat/

Martin Mačok
ICT Security Consultant



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