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Re: [suse-security] Firewalls, security scanning, etc.
  • From: "Kurt Seifried" <listuser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2001 12:20:57 -0700
  • Message-id: <00e701c09071$ef7377c0$3200030a@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Actually nessus is an intrusion scanner. You'd be better off with a port scanner
like nmap for testing a firewall.

www.nmap.org

Kurt Seifried, seifried@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Securityportal - your focal point for security on the 'net



----- Original Message -----
From: "Jan Räther" <jan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <Jason.Stanford@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: "SuSE-Security List" <suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 2:22 AM
Subject: Re: [suse-security] Firewalls, security scanning, etc.


> > Also, I've heard that there are some online web sites that offer
> > basic/trivial security scanning? Ie. Apparently some security
> > consultancy sites can scan your box remotely to look for the more
> > famous/obvious/common security holes. Who/what are they and are they
> > worth using?
>
> if you want to test your firewall, you should check nessus
> (www.nessus.org)....
>
> Jan
>
>
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