[ipv6hackers] Scanning for IPv6 addresses embedding TCP/UDP service ports

Fernando Gont fgont at si6networks.com
Tue Feb 26 07:42:47 CET 2013

On 02/22/2013 10:25 PM, James Cloos wrote:
>>>>>> "FG" == Fernando Gont <fgont at si6networks.com> writes:
> FG> Based on Tor's suggestion, I'm planning to enhance the scan6 tool to be
> FG> able to scan for IPv6 addresses embedding service ports (for example,
> FG> addresses such as fc00:1::25, fc00.1::80, etc.).
> Note that some embed the decimal notation of the port number (as you
> seem to have above) and others the hex notation (to match the v6 address
> notation).  You may want to check for each.

Have you found the latter in the wild? i.e. do people actually convert
say (port) 80 to 0x50 , and embed *that* into the IPv6 address?


Best regards,

Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
e-mail: fgont at si6networks.com
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