Re: Linksys firewall question

From: Tom McCune (news_at_DELETE_THISmccune.cc)
Date: 10/16/04


Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 23:06:28 GMT


"Kaptain Krunch" <captainkrunch@comcast.net> wrote in
news:Rf-dneUmR6Osye3cRVn-sA@comcast.com:

> LOL, well I was denied service when I got thousands of ICMP packets
> from a spoofed addy (172.30.166.36) from port 0 to MYIPADDY port 0...
> kept rebooting the router under any firmware linksys had... they even
> sent me v.1.5.9 (available vers was 1.5.18)...Linksys admitted that
> the router wasnt handling ICMP packets very well LOL...

>> The BEFSX41 also has Denial of Service protection.

I still use firmware version 1.43.3, and all works well for me. I just
tested it again at GRC.com, and it kicked in on all port testing at port
994. It only then closes that one IP address.

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