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[PEN-TEST] routes (was RE: Modem detection without dialing
From: "Meritt, Jim" <Jim.Meritt () GETRONICSGOV COM>
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 09:02:38 -0500

Idea I've tried:  Investigate routing tables - if a route exists from inside
<-> outside that does NOT go through an identified system (firewall, most
likely) there is (or was) a IP route through there.  If was, recently since
the route hasn't dropped yet.

Just an idea.  Comments on it?

V/R

Jim

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James W. Meritt, CISSP, CISA
Senior Information Systems Security and Audit Analyst, Information Assurance
Center of Excellence
Getronics Government Solutions



-----Original Message-----
From: Blair, Glenn [mailto:glenn.blair () SCOTIABANK COM]
Sent: Monday, November 20, 2000 2:16 PM
To: PEN-TEST () SECURITYFOCUS COM
Subject: Modem detection without dialing


I am wondered if there is a product which can detect the existence of a
modem,
without
the need for the modem to be connected ?.  Specifically, in a LAN
environment,
can an
administrator/pen tester identify a modem through the network, rather than
through the telephone
network.

Any thoughts would be appreciated.



Glenn Blair

Sr. Security Specialist
888 Birchmount Rd 6th Floor
tel. (416) 285-2498
fax (416) 288-5055
glenn.blair () scotiabank com


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