In addition to the other tools that have been discussed, Metasploit also has an auxiliary module for SYN scanning. This specific recipe demonstrates how we can use Metasploit to perform TCP stealth scans.
To use Metasploit to perform a TCP stealth scan, you will need to have a remote system that is running accessible network services over TCP. In the examples provided, an instance of Metasploitable2 is used to perform this task. For more information on how to set up Metasploitable2, refer to Chapter 1, Getting Started.
Metasploit has an auxiliary module that can be used to perform SYN scans on specified TCP ports. To open up Metasploit in Kali Linux, we use the
msfconsole command in a terminal ...