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Default user agent patch
From: Hani Benhabiles <kroosec () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 00:22:10 +0100

Hi list,

I've noticed that in the http nselib the default user agent is hard coded as
"Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Nmap Scripting Engine;
this could be easily detected by an IDS/IPS.

I've attached a patch that changes it to the user agent pfa Firefox 3.6 web
browser on a Windows 7 machine.
This would make the http traffic generated look more authentic.


Attachment: http.lua.patch

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