Re: [Full-disclosure] Sony: No firewall and no patches



On May 12, 2011, at 12:09 AM, phocean wrote:

I still don't see how the hell the typical web server will handle as much traffic as one of these Checkpoint, Cisco or whatever monsters.

That's the dread secret - they aren't really 'monsters'.

But on a large network with inter-vlan filtering, it matters a lot. Believe me, this one is based on my operational experience.

Size <> complexity, complexity <> size. They are orthogonal concepts. Small networks can be complex, large networks can be simple.

I still trust more the network stack of a Linux/BSD/IOS dedicated box than the one of a Windows Server.

Sure - but that has nothing to do with the 'sanity checks' and 'inspectors', which are custom-coded.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------
Roland Dobbins <rdobbins@xxxxxxxxx> // <http://www.arbornetworks.com>

The basis of optimism is sheer terror.

-- Oscar Wilde

_______________________________________________
Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
Charter: http://lists.grok.org.uk/full-disclosure-charter.html
Hosted and sponsored by Secunia - http://secunia.com/



Relevant Pages

  • Re: [Full-disclosure] Musntlive
    ... Full-Disclosure - We believe in it. ... Charter: http://lists.grok.org.uk/full-disclosure-charter.html ... Hosted and sponsored by Secunia - http://secunia.com/ ...
    (Full-Disclosure)
  • [Full-disclosure] Musntlive
    ... Full-Disclosure - We believe in it. ... Charter: http://lists.grok.org.uk/full-disclosure-charter.html ... Hosted and sponsored by Secunia - http://secunia.com/ ...
    (Full-Disclosure)
  • [Full-disclosure] stuxnet source code
    ... Full-Disclosure - We believe in it. ... Charter: http://lists.grok.org.uk/full-disclosure-charter.html ... Hosted and sponsored by Secunia - http://secunia.com/ ...
    (Full-Disclosure)
  • Re: [Full-disclosure] security in 2011
    ... Full-Disclosure - We believe in it. ... Charter: http://lists.grok.org.uk/full-disclosure-charter.html ... Hosted and sponsored by Secunia - http://secunia.com/ ...
    (Full-Disclosure)
  • Re: [Full-disclosure] Musntlive
    ... Full-Disclosure - We believe in it. ... Charter: http://lists.grok.org.uk/full-disclosure-charter.html ... Hosted and sponsored by Secunia - http://secunia.com/ ...
    (Full-Disclosure)