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Re: Is ident secure?



Brandon High <armitage@freaks.com> writes:

> On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 11:14:33PM -0300, Alisson Sellaro wrote:
> > 
> > I was checking my firewall logs and have detected lots of TCP/113 dropped
> > packets. Checking /etc/services I realized it was ident traffic. What do
> > you think about such service? Should I let it blocked or should I allow it
> > without further security exposure?
> 
> The general rule applies: If you don't need it, block it.

Correction: If you don't need it, don't install it!
-- 
Olaf Meeuwissen       Epson Kowa Corporation, Research and Development



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