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Vulnerability Assessment Details

icmp timestamp request

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Performs an ICMP timestamp request

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to acertain the exact time set on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host answers to an ICMP timestamp request. This permits 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).

Network Security Threat Level:

None / CVSS Base Score : 0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

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

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