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Source code changes of the file "man/ettercap.8.in" between
ettercap-0.8.3.tar.gz and ettercap-0.8.3.1.tar.gz

About: ettercap is a multipurpose sniffer/interceptor/logger for switched LAN.

ettercap.8.in  (ettercap-0.8.3):ettercap.8.in  (ettercap-0.8.3.1)
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Targets are: //fe80::260d:afff:fe6e:f378/ //2001:db8::2:1/ Targets are: //fe80::260d:afff:fe6e:f378/ //2001:db8::2:1/
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Ranges of IPv6 addresses are not yet supported. Ranges of IPv6 addresses are not yet supported.
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NOTE: if you manage to poison a client, you have to set correct routing NOTE: if you manage to poison a client, you have to set correct routing
table in the kernel specifying the GW. If your routing table is incorrect, the table in the kernel specifying the GW. If your routing table is incorrect, the
poisoned clients will not be able to navigate the Internet. poisoned clients will not be able to navigate the Internet.
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NOTE: in IPv6 usually the link-local address of the router is being used as NOTE: in IPv6 usually the link-local address of the router is being used as
the gateway address. Therefor you need to set the link-local address of the the gateway address. Therefore you need to set the link-local address of the
router as one target and the global-unicast address of the victim as the other router as one target and the global-unicast address of the victim as the other
in order to set up a successfull IPv6 MITM attack using NDP poisoning. in order to set up a successful IPv6 MITM attack using NDP poisoning.
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\fB\-o\fR, \fB\-\-only\-mitm\fR \fB\-o\fR, \fB\-\-only\-mitm\fR
This options disables the sniffing thread and enables only the mitm attack. This options disables the sniffing thread and enables only the mitm attack.
Useful if you want to use ettercap to perform mitm attacks and another sniffer Useful if you want to use ettercap to perform mitm attacks and another sniffer
(such as wireshark) to sniff the traffic. Keep in mind that the packets are not (such as wireshark) to sniff the traffic. Keep in mind that the packets are not
forwarded by ettercap. The kernel will be responsible for the forwarding. forwarded by ettercap. The kernel will be responsible for the forwarding.
Remember to activate the "ip forwarding" feature in your kernel. Remember to activate the "ip forwarding" feature in your kernel.
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\fB\-k\fR, \fB\-\-save\-hosts <FILENAME>\fR \fB\-k\fR, \fB\-\-save\-hosts <FILENAME>\fR
Saves the hosts list to a file. Useful when you have many hosts and you don't wa nt to Saves the hosts list to a file. Useful when you have many hosts and you don't wa nt to
do an ARP storm at startup any time you use ettercap. Simply use this options an d dump do an ARP storm at startup any time you use ettercap. Simply use this options an d dump
the list to a file, then to load the information from it use the \-j <filename> option. the list to a file, then to load the information from it use the \-j <filename> option.
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\fB\-P\fR, \fB\-\-plugin <PLUGIN>\fR \fB\-P\fR, \fB\-\-plugin <PLUGIN>\fR
Run the selected PLUGIN. Many plugins need target specification, use TARGET as Run the selected PLUGIN. Many plugins need target specification, use TARGET as
always. Use multiple occurances of this parameter to select multiple plugins. always. Use multiple occurrences of this parameter to select multiple plugins.
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In console mode (\-C option), standalone plugins are executed and then the In console mode (\-C option), standalone plugins are executed and then the
application exits. Hook plugins are activated and the normal sniffing is application exits. Hook plugins are activated and the normal sniffing is
performed. performed.
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To have a list of the available external plugins use "list" (without quotes) as To have a list of the available external plugins use "list" (without quotes) as
plugin name (e.g. ./ettercap \-P list). plugin name (e.g. ./ettercap \-P list).
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NOTE: you can also activate plugins directly from the interfaces (always press NOTE: you can also activate plugins directly from the interfaces (always press
"h" to get the inline help) "h" to get the inline help)
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More detailed info about plugins and about how to write your own are found in More detailed info about plugins and about how to write your own are found in
the man page ettercap_plugins(8) the man page ettercap_plugins(8)
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\fB\-\-plugin-list <PLUGIN1>[,<PLUGIN2>,...]\fR
Instead of providing multiple occurances of \-P plugin, \-\-plugin-list can be
used followed by a comma sepaparated list without any spaces.
(e.g. ./ettercap \-\-plugin-list plugin1,plugin2).
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\fB\-F\fR, \fB\-\-filter <FILE>\fR \fB\-F\fR, \fB\-\-filter <FILE>\fR
Load the filter from the file <FILE>. The filter must be compiled with Load the filter from the file <FILE>. The filter must be compiled with
etterfilter(8). The utility will compile the filter script and produce an etterfilter(8). The utility will compile the filter script and produce an
ettercap\-compliant binary filter file. Read the etterfilter(8) man page for the ettercap\-compliant binary filter file. Read the etterfilter(8) man page for the
list of functions you can use inside a filter script. list of functions you can use inside a filter script.
Any number of filters can be loaded by specifying the option multiple times; Any number of filters can be loaded by specifying the option multiple times;
packets are passed through each filter in the order specified on the command lin e. packets are passed through each filter in the order specified on the command lin e.
You can also load a script without enabling it by appending :0 to the filename. You can also load a script without enabling it by appending :0 to the filename.
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NOTE: these filters are different from those set with \-\-pcapfilter. An etterca p NOTE: these filters are different from those set with \-\-pcapfilter. An etterca p
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