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Testing IPSEC VPN Systems with ike-scan

ike-scan is a command-line tool for discovering, fingerprinting and testing IPsec VPN systems. It constructs and sends IKE Phase-1 packets to the specified hosts, and displays any responses that are received.

ike-scan does two things:

  1. Discovery: Determine which hosts are running IKE. This is done by displaying those hosts which respond to the IKE requests sent by ike-scan.
  2. Fingerprinting: Determine which IKE implementation the hosts are using. There are several ways to do this: (a) Backoff fingerprinting – recording the times of the IKE response packets from the target hosts and comparing the observed retransmission backoff pattern against known patterns; (b) vendor id fingerprinting – matching the vendor-specific vendor IDs against known vendor ID patterns; and (c) proprietary notify message codes.

Basic scan

# ike-scan x.x.x.x
Starting ike-scan 1.9 with 1 hosts (http://www.nta-monitor.com/tools/ike-scan/)
65.111.172.164 Main Mode Handshake returned HDR=(CKY-R=e6e1202cb8c44f2d) SA=(Enc=3DES Hash=SHA1 Auth=PSK Group=2:modp1024 LifeType=Seconds LifeDuration=28800) VID=4a131c81070358455c5728f20e95452f (RFC 3947 NAT-T) VID=7d9419a65310ca6f2c179d9215529d56 (draft-ietf-ipsec-nat-t-ike-03) VID=90cb80913ebb696e086381b5ec427b1f (draft-ietf-ipsec-nat-t-ike-02\n) VID=cd60464335df21f87cfdb2fc68b6a448 (draft-ietf-ipsec-nat-t-ike-02) VID=4485152d18b6bbcd0be8a8469579ddcc (draft-ietf-ipsec-nat-t-ike-00) VID=afcad71368a1f1c96b8696fc77570100 (Dead Peer Detection v1.0)

Ending ike-scan 1.9: 1 hosts scanned in 0.512 seconds (1.95 hosts/sec).  1 returned handshake; 0 returned notify

Aggressive mode with user-id

# ike-scan --aggressive --multiline --id akhil x.x.x.x
Starting ike-scan 1.9 with 1 hosts (http://www.nta-monitor.com/tools/ike-scan/)
65.111.172.164 Aggressive Mode Handshake returned
 HDR=(CKY-R=4fb76b5165da9e05)
 SA=(Enc=3DES Hash=SHA1 Auth=PSK Group=2:modp1024 LifeType=Seconds LifeDuration=28800)
 KeyExchange(128 bytes)
 Nonce(16 bytes)
 ID(Type=ID_IPV4_ADDR, Value=65.111.172.164)
 Hash(20 bytes)
 VID=4a131c81070358455c5728f20e95452f (RFC 3947 NAT-T)
 VID=7d9419a65310ca6f2c179d9215529d56 (draft-ietf-ipsec-nat-t-ike-03)
 VID=90cb80913ebb696e086381b5ec427b1f (draft-ietf-ipsec-nat-t-ike-02\n)
 VID=cd60464335df21f87cfdb2fc68b6a448 (draft-ietf-ipsec-nat-t-ike-02)
 VID=4485152d18b6bbcd0be8a8469579ddcc (draft-ietf-ipsec-nat-t-ike-00)
 VID=afcad71368a1f1c96b8696fc77570100 (Dead Peer Detection v1.0)

Ending ike-scan 1.9: 1 hosts scanned in 0.512 seconds (1.95 hosts/sec).  1 returned handshake; 0 returned notify

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