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Vulnerability Assessment Details

ICMP domain name request

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Sends an ICMP Domain Name request

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host answers to ICMP 'domain name' messages.

Description :

The remote host answered to an ICMP 'Domain Name Request'
as defined in RFC 1788.

Such a request is designed to obtain the DNS name of a host
based on its IP.

See also :

http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1788.txt

Solution :

If you do not use this feature, filter out incoming ICMP packets
of type 37 and outgoing ICMP packets of type 38.

Network Security Threat Level:

None


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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