thc-ipv6 - The Hacker Choice's IPv6 Attack Toolkit

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name thc-ipv6
Package version 2.5
Package release 3
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 3.70 KB
Download size 348.95 KB
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Attack toolkit for testing IPv6 and ICMPv6 protocol weaknesses.
Some of the tools included:
alive6: an effective alive scanning.
denial6: try a collection of denial-of-service tests againsts a
detect-new-ip6: detect new ip6 devices which join the network.
dnsdict6: parallized dns ipv6 dictionary bruteforcer.
dos-new-ip6: detect new ip6 devices and tell them that their chosen
IP collides on the network (DOS).
exploit6: test known ipv6 vulnerabilities against a target.
fake_mld6: announce yourself in a multicast group of your choice on
the net.
fake_router6: announce yourself as a router on the network.
flood_advertise6: flood a target with random neighbor advertisements.
flood_router6: flood a target with random router advertisements.
implementation6: performs various implementation checks on ipv6.
parasite6: icmp neighbor solitication/advertisement spoofer.
redir6: redirect traffic to you intelligently (man-in-the-middle)
with a clever icmp6 redirect spoofer.
rsmurf6: remote smurfer (known to work only against Linux at the
thcping6: sends a hand crafted ping6 packet.
toobig6: mtu decreaser with the same intelligence as redir6.


Package Version Architecture Repository
thc-ipv6_2.5-3_amd64.deb 2.5 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
thc-ipv6 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7
libpcap0.8 >= 0.9.8
libssl1.0.0 >= 1.0.0


Type URL
Binary Package thc-ipv6_2.5-3_i386.deb
Source Package thc-ipv6

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install thc-ipv6 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install thc-ipv6




2014-01-22 - Maykel Moya <>
thc-ipv6 (2.5-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Improve Description
* Add Vcs-Browser url
* Upstream requires linux 2.6, change arch to linux-any
* Override description-synopsis-starts-with-article lintian tag
* ITP closing indication was inside an unreleased version an wasn't picked
up (closes: #690520).
2014-01-20 - Maykel Moya <>
thc-ipv6 (2.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Override spelling-error-in-binary lintian tag
* Refresh patch to fix "don't" spelling
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5
2014-01-20 - Maykel Moya <>
thc-ipv6 (2.5-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* Imported Upstream version 2.5
* Upstream license was changed to AGPL-3.0
* Make .links file match actual binary package name
* Update manpage soft links target
* Keep links to manpage sorted
* Add manpage links for new tools
* Override lintian warning manpage-has-bad-whatis-entry
* Patches refreshed
2013-08-20 - Arturo Borrero Gonzalez <>
thc-ipv6 (2.3-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
[ Maykel Moya ]
* Bump compat level to 9
+ No need to explicit include for hardening
* Bump Stardard Version to 3.9.4
* Imported Upstream version 2.3
* Add dependency on libssl-dev
* Add links to manpage for new commands
* Update .gitignore
* Refresh d/patches
* Move Homepage field to Source paragraph
* Fix watch file
* Fix capitalization of Linux in Description
* Fix minus signs in manpage
* Add patch for fixing spelling errors in binaries
[ Arturo Borrero Gonzalez ]
* Main binary package is renamed to thc-ipv6.
* The description is updated to explicitly refer to 'attack toolkit'.
* Fixed the date in the '2.1-0.1' changelog entry (from +0001 to +0100).
* Changed all previous changelog entries from 'unstable' to 'UNRELEASED'.
2013-04-08 - Arturo Borrero Gonzalez <>
thc-ipv6 (2.1-0.2) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* Added prefix 'atk6' to all binaries (NMU).
2013-04-01 - Arturo Borrero Gonzalez <>
thc-ipv6 (2.1-0.1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* New upstream release (NMU).
2012-10-22 - Maykel Moya <>
thc-ipv6 (2.0-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* New upstream release (closes: #690520).
* Move to 3.0 (quilt) format.
* Bump compat level to 7.
* Bumb Standard Version to 3.9.3.
* Adjusted the Makefile to fix prefix path.
* Adjusted the Makefile to remove language extension from scripts.
* Fix dos_mld syntax check.
* Build with hardening options.
* Disable linking against OpenSSL because a link exemption is not
yet available.
2011-03-14 - Christian Hofstaedtler <>
thc-ipv6 (1.4-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* [325b41d] New upstream version 1.4 [Closes: issue948]
- [05322ea] adapt for added binaries
- [533f8f1] add missing tools to thc-ipv6.8
* General cleanups:
- [7e0c7c3] Remove last patch and dpatch support
- [f1068e8] don't ignore failures on clean
- [304a85d] update to Standards-Version 3.9.1
- [a6e3243] update manpage from upstream
2007-05-13 - Michael Gebetsroither <>
thc-ipv6 (0.7-5) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
[ Michael Prokop ]
* Add dpatch to Build-Depends, remove gcc
[ Michael Gebetsroither ]
* make debian/rules umask independent
* build system fixes
2007-04-21 - Michael Gebetsroither <>
thc-ipv6 (0.7-4) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* added copy of homepage for license clarification

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