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[Fwd: Re: Properly Arp Cache Poisoning]
From: Leandro Quibem Magnabosco <leandro.magnabosco () fcdl-sc org br>
Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2010 14:01:46 -0200

Hi Chris Brenton,

Chris Brenton escreveu:
What do you mean by "DoS'ed"? Does the OS become unresponsive? Does the
OS report an IP conflict? If you check the interface, is it still using
the correct IP address? What OS/version is on each system?

I think you have nailed the question here.
I have not realized before that the interface was actually shutting down.
The OS used on both, the Laptop and Desktop, is Windows Vista 64.
I was using Backtrack on another laptop that I used to make t he attack.
I've noticed Vista and later will sometimes shutdown if it detects
another system advertising the IP address it is using (like during an
ARP cache poisoning attack). This is your most likely root cause, but
additional clarification as to what happens to the laptop would be
I think that the Desktop OS is not updated since I use Windows only to play games. On the other hand, the laptop OS is updated, which could be the reason why it reacted differently.

So I guess I learned something really valuable here with your observation.
Windows Vista sometimes shuts down it's interface to avoid ARP cache poisoning attack.

Very nice.

Thank you all for replies I've received.
Leandro Quibem Magnabosco.

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