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BlackNurse in review: Is your NGFW vulnerable?

by Juniper Employee ‎11-28-2016 12:15 PM - edited ‎12-02-2016 06:30 AM

On November 10th, 2016, Danish firm TDC published a report about the effects of a particular ICMP Type+Code combination that triggers resource exhaustion issues within many leading Firewall platforms. The TDC SOC has branded this low-volume attack BlackNurse, details of which can be seen here, and here

 

"This is the best article and test we have to date on the BlackNurse attack. The article provides some answers which are not covered anywhere else. The structure and documentation of the test is remarkable. It would be nice to see the test performed on other firewalls – good job Craig ” 

Lenny Hansson and Kenneth Bjerregaard Jørgensen, BlackNurse Discoverers

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