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Tool and Usage

DHCPwn is a security tool used for testing DHCP IP exhaustion attacks. It can also be used to sniff local DHCP traffic, useful for penetration tests.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a DHCP security testing tool.

DHCPwn is commonly used for network analysis.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

DHCPwn is under development by Matt Schwager.


Support operating systems

DHCPwn is known to work on Linux.


Several dependencies are required to use DHCPwn.

  • scapy-python3
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Project details
Latest release1.0.3 [2017-09-05]
Last updatedDec. 4, 2017

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