SI6 Networks' IPv6 Toolkit

A security assessment and troubleshooting tool for the IPv6 protocols

The SI6 Networks' IPv6 toolkit is a set of IPv6 security/trouble-shooting tools, that can send arbitrary IPv6-based packets.


IPv6 toolkit philosophy

Latest release

The latest release of the SI6 Networks' IPv6 toolkit v1.2.3, and is available as: ipv6-toolkit-v1.2.3.tar.gz.


Supported platforms

This version of the toolkit has been fully-ported to FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Linux, and Mac OS.


GIT repository

The GIT repository for the SI6 Networks' IPv6 toolkit is: https://github.com/fgont/ipv6-toolkit.git


List of Tools and Manual Pages

  • flow6: A tool to perform a security asseessment of the IPv6 Flow Label.
  • frag6: A tool to perform IPv6 fragmentation-based attacks and to perform a security assessment of a number of fragmentation-related aspects.
  • icmp6: A tool to perform attacks based on ICMPv6 error messages.
  • jumbo6: A tool to assess potential flaws in the handling of IPv6 Jumbograms.
  • na6: A tool to send arbitrary Neighbor Advertisement messages.
  • ni6: A tool to send arbitrary ICMPv6 Node Information messages, and assess possible flaws in the processing of such packets.
  • ns6: A tool to send arbitrary Neighbor Solicitation messages.
  • ra6: A tool to send arbitrary Router Advertisement messages.
  • rd6: A tool to send arbitrary ICMPv6 Redirect messages.
  • rs6: A tool to send arbitrary Router Solicitation messages.
  • scan6: An IPv6 address scanning tool.
  • tcp6: A tool to send arbitrary TCP segments and perform a variety of TCP-based attacks.

Related Documents

  • Gont, F. 2012. Security Assessment of IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Implementations. [.pdf]

IPv6 Security Trainings

Development of the ipv6-toolkit is partially supported through our IPv6 security trainings. Please consider attending one of our upcoming IPv6 security trainings.