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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Ping the remote host

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
icmp/tcp pings the remote host

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

This script will tcp ping the remote host and report to the tests
knowledge base whether the remote host is dead or alive.

The technique used is the TCP ping, that is, this script sends to the remote
host a packet with the flag SYN, and the host will reply with a RST or a
SYN/ACK.

You can also select the use of the traditional ICMP ping.

Network Security Threat Level: None

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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