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Re: [PATCH] --badcrc
From: Fyodor <fyodor () insecure org>
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 15:22:57 -0800

On Thu, Jan 05, 2006 at 01:38:35PM +0100, Ed3f wrote:

I have followed Fyodor's advices, and written a better patch.

Well, I certainly can't turn down a patch which does something this
useful in only 14 changed lines :).  I have applied it (as --badsum)
for the next version of Nmap:

o Added the --badsum option, which causes Nmap to use invalid TCP or
  UDP checksums for packets sent to target hosts. Since
  virtually all host IP stacks properly drop these packets, any
  responses received are likely coming from a firewall or IDS that
  didn't bother to verify the checksum. For more details on this
  technique, see http://www.phrack.org/phrack/60/p60-0x0c.txt .  The
  author of that paper, Ed3f (ed3f(a)antifork.org), is also the author
  of this patch.

Cheers,
-F


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