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Re: [NSE] Named pipe library
From: Chris Woodbury <chris3e3 () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 01:05:07 -0600

On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 12:31 AM, Patrik Karlsson <patrik () cqure net> wrote:

On Feb 11, 2011, at 07:07 , Chris Woodbury wrote:

In the process of adding named-pipe support to the SQL Server scripts,
I created an NSE library for named pipes[1]. The primary component is
a "named_pipe" class, which is modeled after a socket (i.e. connect(),
disconnect(), send(), receive() ), and it is essentially a wrapper
around calls to the SMB library, with some state and logic to make
things easier.

Nice! I think this will be a very useful addition to the SQL Server scripts.
I'll gladly test this code once it's supported by the scripts.

Great! Thanks. I think it will be interesting to see how many SQL
Server instances are only available via named pipes. It's not
something I had previously paid much attention.

I noticed a description in the library that shouldn't be there, have a look at the other libraries on how this should 
be documented.

Oops. Is this right?

@@ -1,16 +1,16 @@
 -- -*- mode: lua -*-
 -- vim: set filetype=lua :

-description = [[
-A library that implements Windows named pipes over SMB. The implementation
-centers around the <code>named_pipe</code> class, which is essentially a
-case-specific wrapper around the <code>smb.lua</code> library.
+--- A library that implements Windows named pipes over SMB. The implementation
+--     centers around the <code>named_pipe</code> class, which is essentially a
+--     case-specific wrapper around the <code>smb.lua</code> library.
+--     @copyright Same as Nmap--See http://nmap.org/book/man-legal.html
+--     @author "Chris Woodbury"

-author = "Chris Woodbury"
-license = "Same as Nmap--See http://nmap.org/book/man-legal.html";
 module(... or "namedpipes", package.seeall)


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