Family: Firewalls --> Category: attack
Source routed packets Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Send loose source routed IP packets
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host accepts loose source routed IP packets.
The feature was designed for testing purpose.
A possible hacker may use it to circumvent poorly designed IP filtering
and exploit another flaw. However, it is not dangerous by itself.
Solution : drop source routed packets on this host or on other ingress
routers or firewalls.
Threat Level: Low
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