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icmp timestamp request Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Performs an ICMP timestamp request
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It is possible to acertain the exact time set on the remote host.
The remote host answers to an ICMP timestamp request. This allows a possible hacker
to know the date which is set on your machine.
This may help him to defeat all your time based authentication protocols.
Solution : filter out the ICMP timestamp requests (13), and the outgoing ICMP
timestamp replies (14).
None / CVSS Base Score : 0
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