Re: Ok to let all ICMP traffic through firewall?

From: Volker Birk (bumens_at_dingens.org)
Date: 09/25/05


Date: 25 Sep 2005 07:34:02 +0200

In comp.security.firewalls Walter Roberson <roberson@ibd.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca> wrote:
> There was an attack publicized within the last few years, in
> which attackers sent ICMP Network Redirect and Host Redirect
> (which don't require responses...) specifying IP addresses

Yes. This is the reason to filter redirects.

Yours,
VB.

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