airsnort - Wireless LAN (WLAN) tool which recovers encryption keys

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Distribution Fedora Rawhide
Repository Fedora x86_64
Package filename airsnort-0.2.7e-31.fc30.x86_64.rpm
Package name airsnort
Package version 0.2.7e
Package release 31.fc30
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
License GPLv2+
Maintainer -
Download size 66.65 KB
Installed size 217.82 KB
AirSnort is a wireless LAN (WLAN) tool which recovers encryption keys.
AirSnort operates by passively monitoring transmissions, computing the
encryption key when enough packets have been gathered.
802.11b, using the Wired Equivalent Protocol (WEP), is crippled with numerous
security flaws. Most damning of these is the weakness described in " Weaknesses
in the Key Scheduling Algorithm of RC4 " by Scott Fluhrer, Itsik Mantin and Adi
Shamir. Adam Stubblefield was the first to implement this attack, but he has
not made his software public. AirSnort, along with WEPCrack, which was released
about the same time as AirSnort, are the first publicly available
implementaions of this attack.
AirSnort requires approximately 5-10 million encrypted packets to be gathered.
Once enough packets have been gathered, AirSnort can guess the encryption
password in under a second.


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airsnort = 0.2.7e-31.fc30
airsnort(x86-64) = 0.2.7e-31.fc30
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Binary Package airsnort-0.2.7e-31.fc30.x86_64.rpm
Source Package airsnort-0.2.7e-31.fc30.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install airsnort rpm package:

# dnf --refresh install airsnort




2019-01-31 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 0.2.7e-31
- Rebuilt for
2018-07-12 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 0.2.7e-30
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2018-02-07 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 0.2.7e-29
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2017-08-02 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 0.2.7e-28
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2017-07-26 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 0.2.7e-27
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2017-02-10 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 0.2.7e-26
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