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Running NMAP as a non root user - patch
From: "Uri Gilad" <ugilad () forescout com>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 12:51:47 +0300

Hi, 
    using the linux kernel capabilities ( 
http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/security/linux-privs/kernel-2.4/capfaq-0.2.txt), and the following patch for nmap 
it is possible to run nmap as a non-root user granting it only raw network capabilities. 
 
Share and enjoy ! 
 
Attached - a patch for nmap Kernel patch. 
 
Nmap patch. 
 
 
Uri Gilad 
ugilad () forescout com 
 


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