Sending ARP request to unicast MAC instead of broadcast MAC address?
rekoil at semihuman.com
Wed Jun 16 17:57:51 CDT 2010
OK, this sounds Really Wacky (or, Really Hacky if you're into puns) but there's a reason for it, I swear...
Will typical OSS UNIX kernels (Linux, BSD, MacOS X, etc) reply to a crafted ARP request that, instead of having FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF as its destination MAC address, is instead sent to the already-known unicast MAC address of the host?
Next, what would be your utility of choice for crafting such a packet? Or is this something one would need to code up by hand in a lower-level language?
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