Re: Linksys firewall question
From: Tom McCune (news_at_DELETE_THISmccune.cc)
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 23:06:28 GMT
"Kaptain Krunch" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> 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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