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Re: [bug-inetutils] "echo" dgram service in *inetd and UDP packets with

From: Marco d'Itri
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] "echo" dgram service in *inetd and UDP packets with source port 7
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:19:41 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Nov 27, Stephane Chazelas <address@hidden> wrote:

> As a hardening feature, would it make sense for the "echo"
> service not to answer requests if they come with identical
> source and destination port? Maybe worth adding a note in the
> manual that the echo UDP service can be used in various attacks
> as well.
Welcome to the '90s.


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