About crafting and sending ICMP packets
using the Packet Generator
The Packet Generator tool has an ICMP mode
that allows you to create and send one or
more ICMP packets to a target. You have full
control over the header flags and the other
fields within the ICMP header. You can add a
payload either in the form of text or of a
file to the packet. This tool currently
sends packets with IPv4 headers. IPv6 will
be coming soon.
There are 41 Types of ICMP packets (see
'Packet Types and Screenshots' for the full list) that
we can generate along with several Codes
(subtypes) depending on the Type selected.
For example Type 8 is an Echo Request
typically sent to a target during a Ping and
Type 0 is the Echo Reply you would receive
back from the target
Scripted packet transmission can be used
to send multiple different UDP packets.
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