Ping of death

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didyap Wed, 10/31/2007 - 09:34
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Access list blocks echo-requests, but permits our own echo-replies and traceroutes to enter. This reduces the impact of a Ping of Death attack. Switches operate at layer 2 and 'ping of death' is causing problem at layer 3 => no switch can go down with the 'ping of death'. IOS does not fear the 'ping of death'.

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