ARP cache poisoning

What is ARP cache poisoning?

Computer systems maintain a cache as part of the Address Resolution Protocol. This ARP cache stores discovered MAC addresses of locally connected systems. Poisoning attacks have the goal to manipulate this cache and redirect traffic or even get the network to malfunction.

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Tool categories

There are 2 tool collections available that cover ARP cache poisoning:

Security tools

The following security tools are linked to ARP cache poisoning and are worth investigating.

  • KickThemOut (ARP spoofing tool)
  • larp (ARP poisoning tool)
  • Nping (network packet generator and analyzer)
  • Scapy (network packet generator and analyzer)
  • SCUTUM (ARP filtering)