Arp poisoning



  • Does anyone have any suggestions to watch for arp attacks that create a man-in-the-middle situation by directing all traffic to a single host? Cain an abel is a pain in my a$$. Right now I have a computer with a membership in every vlan watching for arp broadcast floods so I can track them.



  • Hi,

    Have you tried arpwatch? It's quite simple and straight.

    cheers,



  • Yeah, that's what it's come down to. Arpfetch to watch arp tables on routers.



  • Hi,

    Good for you. Keep in mind that, suppose you're using snmp then it will consume some significant resources and sometime kills router/switch so easily. I killed my cisco several times while fetching arp cache :P so careful.

    cheers,



  • Yeah, been keeping an eye on that because I already retrieve traffic statistics from them using SNMP.


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