>>>>> On Thu, 13 May 1993 22:10:42 +0000, vince @
it (David Vincenzetti) said:
vince> What do you mean by ``cloaking version of FSP''? Do you think
vince> it is possible to fool up a firewall by just changing a port
vince> number? If so then any nasty hacker just have to set up a
vince> non-standard telnet daemon which binds to port 37672 and you
vince> won't notice he's accessing your system.
Exactly, assuming you are not filtering incoming SYN packets (in which
case, say goodbye to FTP.) The bottom line - anyone on the inside will
be able to compromise your most elaborate security measures.
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