Tool and Usage
Opensvp is a security tool to test firewall software. It uses protocol level attacks to determine if the firewall is vulnerable to a type of attack.
Why this tool?
Tools like opensvp can be used to test the strength of a configuration from the outside. It makes it a good tool for penetration testing and security assessments. While people may feel safe to have a firewall in place, it might be unknowingly vulnerable to several attacks on protocol level. This tool helps with finding these weaknesses.
Usage and audience
opensvp is commonly used for application testing, defense testing, penetration testing, or security assessment. Target users for this tool are auditors, pentesters, and security professionals.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + The source code of this software is available
Supported operating systems
Opensvp is known to work on Linux.
Several dependencies are required to use opensvp.
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|Latest release||0.4 [2012-06-08]|