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Old 01-17-2006, 01:35 AM   #1
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Check my server's vulnerability


I just installed a web server and i'd like to test it's vulnerability to ping of death to prevent it before i connect it to the internet, i don't know how to do though, please help.

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Old 01-17-2006, 03:45 AM   #2
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Unless you are running a very old kernel (2.0.x) , you are not vulnerable!
As root:
ping -l 65510 localhost
For a more intense test, you can try nessus.
If you have average knowledge of network : hping3 and fragrouter.


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