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RE: [nmap-svn] r29047 - nmap/todo
From: "Rob Nicholls" <robert () robnicholls co uk>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 00:05:33 +0100
NDIS6 support starts with Vista, so presumably NDIS5.x is required for
Windows XP and 2003.
According to the WinPcap documentation, NPF uses NDIS5 for Windows 2000
onwards and NDIS3 for legacy (e.g. 9x) versions. I can't see any mention of
NDIS6, plus the same npf.sys is installed for any Windows OS (only
difference is x64 get an x64 version of nof.sys).
Hope that helps! Would NDIS6 support give us any benefit over the current
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Subject: [nmap-svn] r29047 - nmap/todo
Date: Mon Jun 25 15:26:12 2012
New Revision: 29047
add an ndis-6 related task
--- nmap/todo/nmap.txt (original)
+++ nmap/todo/nmap.txt Mon Jun 25 15:26:12 2012
@@ -1,17 +1,6 @@
TODO $Id: TODO 11866 2009-01-24 23:10:05Z fyodor $ -*-text-*-
-o Make Nmap 6.01 release containing (among possibly other little
- - Python upgrade
- - [done] Zenmap 10.7 hang fix (done in trunk)
- - [done] Zenmap crash when filtering hosts (done in trunk)
- - [done] get_srcaddr fix (done in trunk)
-o Upgrade Python on build machines to try and resolve Python 2.7
- security warning (it doesn't affect us, but can worry users). See
- this thread: http://seclists.org/nmap-dev/2012/q2/621
-o We should add fields to the service submitter
+o We should add fields to the service submitter [James is working on
(http://insecure.org/cgi-bin/submit.cgi?new-service) for the
application name and version.
o We also need to ensure all fields of /cgi-bin/submit.cgi have @@ -21,6
still better to properly escape.
o If we get a chance, would be interesting to run our XSS-testing
NSE scripts against this and see if they locate the problems.
+ o Also, need to change the font family in there from "Lucida Grand"
+ to "Lucida Grande"? Just a typo. And fix "WIkipedai". We should
+ just spell-check all the output
o Migrate web.insecure.org to a RHEL-6 derived distro (probably CENTOS
6, since Linode doesn't currently offer ScientificLinux images).
@@ -54,7 +46,7 @@
out what is going on here and then how to fix it. Note that this
doesn't seem to happen when you do ICMP host discovery first (-PE),
so it probably relates to the ACK packet that Nmap sends to port 80
- on the target by default. [James and Fyodor?]
+ on the target by default.
o Make Nmap from a clean start (e.g. after make clean or whatever,
so it compiles everything) and research all the compile warnings to
see which ones can be fixed/removed. Of course caution is needed to @@
-143,6 +135,12 @@ o Maybe we should rename dns-brute to dns-brute-enum
since it is so different
from our traditional brute force authentication cracking -brute scripts?
+o Investigate WinPcap support for NDIS 6.
+ - Preferably the CACE/WinPcap folks will do this
+ - We need to retain support for Windows back to Windows XP SP3 --
+ I'm not sure what Windows releases support NDIS 6 or what the
+ backward compatability is like.
o NSE WORK (potential work for the NSE GSoC folks -- note that this is
mostly infrastructure because script ideas are generally put on the
script ideas page instead: https://secwiki.org/w/Nmap_Script_Ideas)
@@ -792,6 +790,17 @@
+o Make Nmap 6.01 release containing (among possibly other little
+ - Python upgrade
+ - [done] Zenmap 10.7 hang fix (done in trunk)
+ - [done] Zenmap crash when filtering hosts (done in trunk)
+ - [done] get_srcaddr fix (done in trunk)
+o Upgrade Python on build machines to try and resolve Python 2.7
+ security warning (it doesn't affect us, but can worry users). See
+ this thread: http://seclists.org/nmap-dev/2012/q2/621
o Fix get_srcaddr error happening on Windows XP
o [Web] Add a page with the Nmap related videos we do have already
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