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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.109758
Category:Policy
Title:Linux: ICMP Redirect (accept)
Summary:ICMP Redirects are used to update a hosts routing information,;if e.g. an alternative and possible more direct route is available.;If the host does not act as a router, ICMP Redirects are not needed. Further more, an attacker could;use corrupt routing to have users access a system set up by the attacker.;This script tests whether the Linux host is configured to accept ICMP Redirects.
Description:Summary:
ICMP Redirects are used to update a hosts routing information,
if e.g. an alternative and possible more direct route is available.
If the host does not act as a router, ICMP Redirects are not needed. Further more, an attacker could
use corrupt routing to have users access a system set up by the attacker.
This script tests whether the Linux host is configured to accept ICMP Redirects.

CVSS Score:
0.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:N

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