nast - packet sniffer and lan analyzer

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename nast_0.2.0-7build1_amd64.deb
Package name nast
Package version 0.2.0
Package release 7build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/net
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 62.02 KB
Installed size 153.00 KB
Can sniff in normal mode or in promiscuous mode the packets on a network
interface and log it. It dumps the headers of packets and the payload in
ascii or ascii-hex format. You can apply a filter. The sniffed data can
be saved in a separated file.
As analyzer tool, it has many features like:
* Build LAN hosts list
* Follow a TCP-DATA stream
* Find LAN internet gateways
* Discover promiscuous nodes
* Reset an established connection
* Perform a single half-open portscanner
* Perform a multi half-open portscanner
* Find link type (hub or switch)
* Catch daemon banner of LAN nodes
* Control arp answers to discover possible arp-spoofings
* Byte counting with an optional filter
* Write reports logging
It also provides a ncurses menu.


Package Version Architecture Repository
nast_0.2.0-7build1_i386.deb 0.2.0 i386 Ubuntu Universe
nast - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libncurses6 >= 6
libnet1 >=
libpcap0.8 >= 0.9.8
libtinfo6 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package nast_0.2.0-7build1_amd64.deb
Source Package nast

Install Howto

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




2018-05-03 - Matthias Klose <>
nast (0.2.0-7build1) cosmic; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ncurses soname changes.
2017-06-23 - Adrian Bunk <>
nast (0.2.0-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Set maintainer to Debian QA Group. (see #856297)
* Enable PIE.
2016-09-27 - Mattia Rizzolo <>
nast (0.2.0-6.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Use HTTPS in Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser.
* Stop explicitly using quilt, that's already dealt by dpkg with source
format 3.0 (quilt).
* Remove noise from a patch to avoid it trying to patch debian/changelog.
Closes: #808169
* Bump debhelper compat level to 9 (so that dh_* will export dpkg buildflags).
* Rewrite debian/rules using the dh sequencer.
* Stop using hardening-wrapper, make use of dpkg-buildflags with
instead.  Closes: #836639
2012-06-16 - Ryan Niebur <>
nast (0.2.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Update e-mail address
* Add Vcs-* fields for collab-maint repository
* Add patch fix-hurd-build from Barry deFreese (Closes: #674966)
* Use debian source format 3.0 quilt
* Move changes to configure{,.ac} from version 0.2.0-5.2 to
* Add patch to correct array bounds for the pthread_t array by adding
one space
* Fix debian/copyright to point to the GPL-2 and LGPL-2 files
* Add support for build-{arch,indep} targets in debian/rules
* Add patch to fix spelling errors
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.3
2011-08-19 - Jakub Wilk <>
nast (0.2.0-5.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Remove spurious checks for static libraries in /usr/lib from configure
(closes: #634600). Thanks to Lucas Nussbaum for the bug report.
2011-03-07 - Jakub Wilk <>
nast (0.2.0-5.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Use a string literal for the format argument in printf calls (closes:
#614450). Thanks to Lucas Nussbaum for the bug report.
* Add a comma between ${shlibs:Depends} and ${misc:Depends}.
2008-12-10 - Ryan Niebur <>
nast (0.2.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
* adopt package (Closes: #461243)
* fix copyright file
* add watch file
* add quilt
* upgrade standards version to 3.8.0
- add README.source
* stop ignoring make clean errors
* fix on computers that use certain network drivers (Closes: #464012)
* fix man page warnings, fix mistake (Closes: #233993)
* fix some buffer overflows
* enable hardening, because this code is could have more buffer overflow
problems (I fixed a few)...
* clean up config.{sub,guess} handling
* add Homepage
* cleanup debhelper, creating directories, and installing man pages
* fix up long description
2008-02-16 - Norbert Tretkowski <>
nast (0.2.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Orphaning package.
2006-05-10 - Norbert Tretkowski <>
nast (0.2.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed description in control file.
* Updated Standards-Version to, no changes required.
2005-01-16 - Norbert Tretkowski <>
nast (0.2.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed some spelling errors in description, thanks to Stuart Brady for
reporting. (closes: #286584)
* Adjusted build-depends so libpcap0.8-dev is used instead of libpcap-dev.

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