[TOOL] XProbe - Active OS Fingerprinting Tool

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Date: 10/14/03

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      XProbe - Active OS Fingerprinting Tool


     <http://www.sys-security.com/html/projects/X.html> Xprobe is an
    alternative to some tools that are heavily dependent upon the usage of the
    TCP protocol for remote active operating system fingerprinting.

    Xprobe I combines various remote active operating system fingerprinting
    methods using the ICMP protocol, which were discovered during the "ICMP
    Usage in Scanning" research project, into a simple, fast, efficient and a
    powerful way to detect an underlying operating system a targeted host is

    Xprobe2 is an active operating system fingerprinting tool with a different
    approach to operating system fingerprinting. Xprobe2 rely on fuzzy
    signature matching, probabilistic guesses, multiple matches
    simultaneously, and a signature database.


    The tool can be downloaded from:

    The information has been provided by <mailto:ofir@sys-security.com> Ofir
    Arkin & <mailto:fygrave@tigerteam.net> Fyodor Yarochkin.


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