List Archive: gentoo-security
Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date.
provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.c.f. bug 424647
On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 03:27:12AM +0100, Frank Gruellich wrote:
> * Andy Smith <andy@...> 9. Jan 04
> > I thought that ICMP should never be answered with ICMP? So the
> > correct action would be DROP in this case.
> Oh, come on, echo request isn't answered with echo reply anymore?
> Please think, then post. ICMP errors are not answerd, that's right so
Everything in his ICMP chain *was* an ICMP error, except echo
request, and that one is rather obvious. However, you're right that
I should have been clearer about that only applying to errors.
You appear to be extremely eager to flame and be abusive. I suggest
you spend more time working on your own personal brain/keyboard
firewall settings before talking to other humans about its Internet
"I'd ask if you'd found the right sort of isolated wasteland for your citadel
of dread yet, but that would be a silly question; you're in Utah, after
-- Eric Raymond to CEO of SCO
firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list