nmap-suid

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nmap-suid is just the nmap part (no zenmap, ncat etc) of the nmap project. This nmap version has setuid, so it runs as root. This way it can retrieve more info than running as a regular user.

It is solely meant for supporting the InfraView app.

Quoting the nmap executable:
WARNING: Running Nmap setuid, as you are doing, is a major security risk.

 

Sources can be found on https://nmap.org/download.html

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Changelog: 
  • 7-70-1 latest upstream version
  • 7-60-1 latest upstream version
  • 7-50-3 added dhcp discovery scripts
  • 7-50-2 fixed wrong shared path
  • 7-50-1 initial version