inviteflood Package Description

A tool to perform SIP/SDP INVITE message flooding over UDP/IP. It was tested on a Linux Red Hat Fedora Core 4 platform (Pentium IV, 2.5 GHz), but it is expected this tool will successfully build and execute on a variety of Linux distributions.

inviteflood Homepage | Kali inviteflood Repo

  • Author: Mark D. Collier, Mark O’Brien
  • License: GPLv2

Tools included in the inviteflood package

inviteflood – SIP/SDP INVITE message flooding over UDP/IP
root@kali:~# inviteflood -h

inviteflood - Version 2.0
              June 09, 2006
 Mandatory -
    interface (e.g. eth0)
    target user (e.g. "" or john.doe or 5000 or "1+210-555-1212")
    target domain (e.g. or an IPv4 address)
    IPv4 addr of flood target (ddd.ddd.ddd.ddd)
    flood stage (i.e. number of packets)
 Optional -
    -a flood tool "From:" alias (e.g. jane.doe)
    -i IPv4 source IP address [default is IP address of interface]
    -S srcPort  (0 - 65535) [default is well-known discard port 9]
    -D destPort (0 - 65535) [default is well-known SIP port 5060]
    -l lineString line used by SNOM [default is blank]
    -s sleep time btwn INVITE msgs (usec)
    -h help - print this usage
    -v verbose output mode

inviteflood Usage Example

Using the eth0 interface (eth0) and the provided user (5000), flood the target domain (example.local) and flood target ( using 100 packets (100):

root@kali:~# inviteflood eth0 5000 example.local 100

inviteflood - Version 2.0
              June 09, 2006

source IPv4 addr:port   =
dest   IPv4 addr:port   =
targeted UA             = 5000@

Flooding destination with 100 packets
sent: 100