[Winpcap-users] Feature request: restricting use of winpcap
gianluca.varenni at cacetech.com
Mon Aug 1 18:44:15 GMT 2005
As Loris explained some days ago on the mailing list
are definitely planning to add such feature, but it won't be available in
the upcoming WinPcap 3.1. The idea is putting some ACLs on the npf devices
to selectively allow/deny tx and rx through a control panel applet (or
Have a nice day
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ph. Marek" <philipp.marek at bmlv.gv.at>
To: <winpcap-users at winpcap.org>
Sent: Monday, August 01, 2005 1:14 AM
Subject: [Winpcap-users] Feature request: restricting use of winpcap
> Hello everybody!
> I'd like to do some packet reading/analysing in a script, giving
> about the network status (sing cdp). That works beautifully parsing the
> tethereal output.
> What I don't want is giving users on the PC full sniffing capabilities.
> Is there a way to restrict communication between the npf driver and other
> applications, either by applying an acl to the npf device file, or setting
> some registry values to define a filter string and deny packet injection?
> I guess the easiest solution would be to set an acl - so the script (which
> runs in another security context) could do as it likes.
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