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Re: [PEN-TEST] Deploying a Win32 Sniffer
From: MadHat <madhat () UNSPECIFIC COM>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 10:57:50 -0600

At 04:36 PM 11/28/2000 -0500, you wrote:
I have heard several people say that once you compromise a minor target
you might want to install a packet sniffer to pickup IDs and passwords on
the wire.

The sniffers I have used (for example, DSniff for Win32) require a packet
driver to be installed on the system and it be rebooted. Is there some way
to sniff IDs/Passwords without that type of packet driver?



buttsniffer (http://packetstorm.securify.com/sniffers/buttsniffer)  is the
only one I know of that is out.  And can cause problems like crashing the
machine.  I have only played with it a little, so YMMV...

Foundstone says they have one called fsniff that will work, but they
haven't released it as of yet...



MadHat at unspecific.com


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