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From: Andy Smith <andy@...>
Subject: Re: firewall suggestions?
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 02:19:17 +0000
On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 05:55:26PM +0100, Frank Gruellich wrote:
> * Troy Farrell <troy@...>  8. Jan 04
> > Chain allow-icmp-traffic (2 references)

[...]

> > REJECT     icmp --  anywhere             anywhere
> 
> The default answer of REJECT ist port unreachable.  I always wondered,
> if this is a good way to answer to a question in a protocol with no
> ports.  Shouldn't you answer with ICMP protocol unreachable maybe?

I thought that ICMP should never be answered with ICMP?  So the
correct action would be DROP in this case.

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