Source Routed Packet Weakness
Info Nessus Plugin ID 11834
SynopsisThe remote host accepts loose source routed IP packets.
DescriptionThe remote host accepts loose source routed IP packets.
The feature was designed for testing purpose.
An attacker may use it to circumvent poorly designed IP filtering and exploit another flaw. However, it is not dangerous by itself.
SolutionDrop source routed packets on this host or on other ingress routers or firewalls.