Nmap 3.20 is out - a ton of improvements

Wednesday, 19 March 2003, 4:05 PM EST

The new stable version on the popular open source utility for network exploration or security auditing has been released. This version has hundreds of improvements over 3.00, some of them are:

  • The random IP input option (-iR) now takes an argument specifying how many IPs you want to scan (e.g. -iR 1000). Specify 0 for the old neverending scan behavior.
  • Fixed a tricky memory leak
  • Fixed output truncation problem
  • Fixed a bug that would cause certain incoming ICMP error messages to be improperly ignored.

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