content:en_us:kb_3rdparty_security_metrics_icmp_timestamp_request_remote_date_disclosure

ICMP Timestamp Request Remote Date Disclosure

This entry from Security Metrics is followed up with the following CVE:

ClearCenter response

Short response

Disclosure of this information is described in RFC 792 and has not been superceeded. This is not a risk.

Long response

The ICMP stack is required by specification and open standards to behave in this manner. Compliance with this standard is a best practice for the Internet.

Resolution

No action required.

Users wishing to block specific ICMP requests can do so using the Custom Firewall Rules module from the marketplace.

content/en_us/kb_3rdparty_security_metrics_icmp_timestamp_request_remote_date_disclosure.txt · Last modified: 2015/03/01 03:25 (external edit)

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