svwar - Man Page

manual page for v0.2.8

Synopsis [options] target


examples: -e100-999 -d dictionary.txt



show program's version number and exit

-h,  --help

show this help message and exit

-v,  --verbose

Increase verbosity

-q,  --quiet

Quiet mode

-p PORT, --port=PORT

Destination port or port ranges of the SIP device - eg -p5060,5061,8000-8100

-P PORT, --localport=PORT

Source port for our packets

-x IP, --externalip=IP

IP Address to use as the external ip. Specify this if you have multiple interfaces or if you are behind NAT


By default we bind to all interfaces. This option overrides that and binds to the specified ip address


This option allows you to trottle the speed at which packets are sent. Change this if you're losing packets. For example try 0.5.

-R,  --reportback

Send the author an exception traceback. Currently sends the command line parameters and the traceback

-A,  --autogetip

Automatically get the current IP address. This is useful when you are not getting any responses back due to SIPVicious not resolving your local IP.

-s NAME, --save=NAME

save the session. Has the benefit of allowing you to resume a previous scan and allows you to export scans


resume a previous scan

-c,  --enablecompact

enable compact mode. Makes packets smaller but possibly less compatible


specify a dictionary file with possible extension names

-m OPTIONS, --method=OPTIONS

specify a request method. The default is REGISTER. Other possible methods are OPTIONS and INVITE

-e RANGE, --extensions=RANGE

specify an extension or extension range  example: -e 100-999,1000-1500,9999

-z PADDING, --zeropadding=PADDING

the number of zeros used to padd the username. the options "-e 1-9999 -z 4" would give 0001 0002 0003 ... 9999


Force scan, ignoring initial sanity checks.


A format string which allows us to specify a template for the extensions                       example -e 1-999 --template="123%#04i999" would scan between 1230001999 to 1230999999"

-D,  --enabledefaults

Scan for default / typical extensions such as 1000,2000,3000 ... 1100, etc. This option is off by default.                       Use --enabledefaults to enable this functionality


Maximum time in seconds to keep sending requests without                       receiving a response back


force a specific domain name for the SIP message, eg. -d


Print SIP messages received

Sipvicious extension line scanner scans SIP PaBXs for valid extension lines Copyright (C) 2012 Sandro Gauci <>

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program.  If not, see <>.

See Also

The full documentation for is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and programs are properly installed at your site, the command


should give you access to the complete manual.


November 2012 v0.2.8