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Re: [suse-security] 9.0 and nmap
Hi out there,
first sorry for rewarming this old thread! :-)
But I found something usefull that makes nmap work with root-rights on SuSE
Here is an interesting update from Richard Moore on the problems with
Nmap on Suse 9.0. Apparently a workaround is to set HAVE_IP_IP_SUM in
nbase/nbase_config.h in the source tree to zero after you run
./configure but before "make". Hopefully a better solution allowing
Nmap to automatically detect and work around the issue will become
I did modify the config.h in the main build directory instead of the nbase/
nbase_config.h with nmap 3.48 because there seems to be the primary
definition of HAVE_IP_IP_SUM.
I haven't diged what this does or what it breaks, but nmap does run with
On Montag, 10. November 2003 20:01, Sven 'Darkman' Michels wrote:
> Hi there,
> afaig (as far as i googled ;) others had reported the problem
> with 9.0 and nmap already, but noone has a solution right now.
> On 9.0 no nmap i know does work. I tried multiple boxes with
> 9.0 with no success. A fresh builded nmap doesn't work, too.
> The same nmap sourcecode on other distro's and SuSE's works.
> Ok, nmap doesn't work isn't correctly, it 'works':
> Doing a nmap localhost as $user isn't a problem, scan completed
> in < 1 sec. su - and nmap again -> fails:
> Note: Host seems down. If it is really up, but blocking our ping probes,
> try -P0
> Nmap run completed -- 1 IP address (0 hosts up) scanned in 36.408 seconds
> ok, all will now say: 'do what nmap said..' but that isn't a solution.
> nmap will run then, but doesn't give any output (it's running a few
> minutes now). A firewall isn't installed and manual ping localhost as
> root works.
> So anyone can say something about it? A solution would be nice cause
> many ppl on this list may use nmap ;)
Eat, sleep and go running,
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