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Re: hping and firewall testing
From: "Doug Fox" <dfox168 () hotmail com>
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 16:36:31 -0400

Hi Steve;

Thanks for your advice.

I am a verrry greeeen *ix person :-( I have installed libnet at the \root of SuSE linux. However, when I am trying to install Firewalk 5.0 using /configure. It reported that it could not find Libnet 1.1.0.

I realize that it is a Linux question, I am hoping a fellow subscriber could shed light on it.



----- Original Message ----- From: <Steve.Cummings () barclayscapital com>
To: <dfox168 () hotmail com>; <pen-test () securityfocus com>
Sent: Friday, August 26, 2005 12:49 PM
Subject: Re: hping and firewall testing

Firewalk would probably be a better tool to look at

-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Fox <dfox168 () hotmail com>
To: pen-test () securityfocus com <pen-test () securityfocus com>
Sent: Fri Aug 26 02:03:49 2005
Subject: hping and firewall testing

hping2 is a feature rich utility. However it is new to me. Could you some please tell me which syntax(es) could I do to test our firewall externally?

I am trying to use HPING to find out the firewall which nmap and nessus
could not find.

The nmap syntax is nmap -v -sT sV -P0 -O.

Any suggestions/comments/advise are much appreciated.

Many thanks!


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