Sending UDP payloads by using NSE sockets

The Nmap Scripting Engine offers a robust library for handling networking I/O operations by providing an interface to Nsock. Nsock is Nmap's optimized parallel sockets library, and its flexibility allows developers to handle raw packets and decide whether to use blocking or non-blocking network I/O operations.

This recipe will go through the process of writing an NSE script that reads a payload from a file and sends a UDP packet to exploit a vulnerability in Huawei HG5xx routers.

How to do it...

Huawei HG5xx routers reveal sensitive information when they receive a special packet to UDP port 43690. This vulnerability caught my attention because this is a very popular device, works remotely, and obtains interesting ...

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