Penetration Testing
nmap in Virtualbox weirdness Nov 10 2012 05:48PM
Bog Witch (iambogwitch gmail com) (1 replies)
Re: nmap in Virtualbox weirdness Nov 10 2012 08:18PM
Jon Kibler (jon r kibler gmail com)
Your best bet is to try the nmap dev mailing list:
http://cgi.insecure.org/mailman/listinfo/nmap-dev

HTH

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On Nov 10, 2012, at 12:48 , Bog Witch <iambogwitch (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> The setup:
> Host: Ubuntu 12.04 / 12.10
> Virtualbox Guest: Ubuntu 12.04 / 12.10
>
> The issue:
>
> From the guest OS, running nmap with anything greater than T2, the NIC
> becomes 'stuck' a simultaneous ping of a local box will start
> reporting 'Destination host unreachable'
> If the nmap scan is set above T3 the NIC freeze is almost
> instantaneous. Killing the nmap process returns the NIC to normal
> behaviour within approximately 30 seconds.
> Under Virtualbox the NIC can be set to NAT or bridged, it makes no difference.
> This occurred under both guest OSes and hosts running different
> versions of nmap. This makes me think it's not an nmap issue but
> Oracle forums have not brought forward any help.
>
> Any thoughts gratefully received.
>
> Boggy
>
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