Access to open udp ports with Sygate Pro 5.0

From: David Fernández Madrid (conde0@TELEFONICA.NET)
Date: 01/22/03

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    From: David Fernández Madrid <conde0@TELEFONICA.NET>

    Issue : Full access to open udp ports with Sygate Pro 5.0

    Vendor status : vendor was contacted but got no response
    from them


    Sygate Pro is a personal firewall very easy to configure.No rules
    are installed in a default configuration.A default installation pretends
    to be enough to block all accesses to your ports.

    By default , traffic from udp source port 137 or 138 is allowed by
    the firewall , so to bypass it you just have to set your source port
    to 137 or 138.Doing this all packets addressed to an open udp port
    will be forwarded by the firewall

    Attack :

    nmap -vv -P0 -sU -g 137

    Recommendation :

    Set a rule to block all incoming udp traffic with source
    port 137 and 138


    David Fernandez Madrid,

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