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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0007954Kali LinuxKali Package Bugpublic2023-05-31 14:57
Reporteramwww Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status closedResolutionopen 
Product Version2022.3 
Summary0007954: Reaver 'pcap_activate status -8'

reaver -i wlan0 -b B0:BE:76:BB:36:B5 -m 00:21:29:74:67:50 -vv

Reaver v1.6.6 WiFi Protected Setup Attack Tool
Copyright (c) 2011, Tactical Network Solutions, Craig Heffner <[email protected]>

[X] ERROR: pcap_activate status -8
[X] PCAP: no permission to open the device
couldn't get pcap handle, exiting




2022-09-27 10:44

administrator   ~0016841

Try using sudo



2023-05-31 14:57

administrator   ~0018109

This report has been filed against an old version of Kali. We will be closing this ticket due to inactivity.

Please could you see if you are able to replicate this issue with the latest version of Kali Linux (

If you are still facing the same problem, feel free to re-open the ticket. If you choose to do this, could you provide more information to the issue you are facing, and also give information about your setup?
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Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2022-09-26 18:32 amwww New Issue
2022-09-27 10:44 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0016841
2023-05-31 14:57 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0018109
2023-05-31 14:57 g0tmi1k Status new => closed