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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.10044
Category:Firewalls
Title:Checkpoint FW-1 identification
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host has the three tcp ports 256, 257 and 258
open.

It's very likely that this host is a Checkpoint Firewall/1.

Letting attackers know that you are running FW/1 will
help them to focus their attack or will make them
change their strategy.

You should not let them know such information.

Solution : do not allow any connection on the
firewall itself, except for the firewall
protocol, and allow that for trusted sources
only.

If you have a router which performs packet
filtering, then add ACL that disallows the
connection to these ports for unauthorized
systems.

See also : http://www.phoneboy.com/fom-serve/cache/405.html
Risk factor : Low

CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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