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Re: [PEN-TEST] anyone using firewalking?
From: Jonathan Rickman <jonathan () XCORPS NET>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2000 11:49:36 -0400

On Wed, 20 Sep 2000, The Picard wrote:

Just wondering how successful in the real world firewalking is. Any
experience?
[details on firewalking are available at
http://www.packetfactory.net/Projects/Firewalk/].

Thanks!



Generally, if you already have *some* knowledge of the network topology,
it can be very useful in determining what traffic is allowed to pass
through a particular fw/gateway. However, using it blindly can be VERY
tedious work, often requiring more time than it's worth.

--
Jonathan Rickman
X Corps Security
http://www.xcorps.net


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