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Re: [PEN-TEST] ICMP push
From: Max Vision <vision () WHITEHATS COM>
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2000 09:33:11 -0700

On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, Oliver Petruzel wrote:
Has anyone ever heard of a tool named "ICMPpush"? or something similar?
which works a s an ICMP-specific packet builder for various ICMP types.
It is my understanding (or lack thereof) that on dummy terms or other
hosts which may (firewall or otherwise) prevent normal ICMP traffic, may
indeed allow other types through for various "are you alive?" purposes.

ICMPpush was great - the same author (Slay) has also published a more
advanced tool called SING.  SING adds support for fragmentation, source
routing, fingerprinting, mimic techniques, an just more control over the
packet overall.

If you are interested in packetshaping, you might want to check out my
Whitehats security tools archive.  There are currently 28 tools in the
packetshaping catagory, including icmppush and sing:



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