Tool and Usage
|Author||Alfredo Andrés, David Barroso|
|Latest release||0.8.2 |
The Yersinia tool takes advantage of known weaknesses in several network protocols. It helps with trying to abuse the weaknesses to ensure that network protections are implemented where possible.
- Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
- Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
- Dynamic Trunking Protocol (DTP)
- Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
- Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP)
- Inter-Switch Link Protocol (ISL)
- VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)
Supported operating systems
Yersinia is known to work on Linux, macOS, OpenBSD, and Solaris.
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