Cheating OS fingerprinting

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at
Sun Feb 7 23:42:01 UTC 2010

yavuz wrote:
> Hi all,
> I want to cheat os fingerprinting tools ( primary nmap) in my freebsd
> machine. Assume I am using freebsd 8 and I want to be seen as a windows xp
> machine when someone scans my ports.
> ...
> I want to implement a freebsd tool that cheats os fingerprinting. As I said,
> I have to analyze all incomming packets as a firewall and do some job if
> packets are comming from a scanner. Can I implement this feature as a patch
> to PF, or does PF provides some mechanisms to write extension modules? Can
> you give any advices? Where is to start:)

Well, you can simply redirect all traffic to a port on localhost, where your
service is listening. However, said service needs to forward the regular
traffic to the assigned ports in order to not block your entire networking

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