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Re: NSE suggestion
From: Michael Pattrick <mpattrick () rhinovirus org>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 22:09:53 -0400

Indeed, attached is a patch that creates a new member variable named
mac_next_hop. I had considered setting mac_addr as the next hop
instead of nil, but thought better then that as it goes against the


On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 8:47 PM, Fyodor <fyodor () insecure org> wrote:
On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 11:57:48AM -0400, Michael Pattrick wrote:
Hello list,

I find it kind of odd that NSE offers functions to send raw ethernet
frames but no good way to get the next hop mac address; or am I
missing something? I suggest that another LUA variable is added under
the 'nmap' class which reveals the next hop MAC address for the
current host.

Good idea!  Do you want to write a patch?  Unless someone suggests a
better way, it sounds like it is worth applying.  I would like to see
the raw packet sending and sniffing NSE functionality used more, as a
lot of fun can be had with that!


Attachment: nexthop.patch

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