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Is Messaging Gateway affected by CVE-1999-0524

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Article ID: 223646

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Products

Messaging Gateway

Issue/Introduction

A vulnerability scan of Messaging Gateway (SMG) indicates that the SMG system is affected by CVE-1999-0524 / ICMP timestamp response.

Cause

Messaging Gateway will respond to all valid ICMP packets.

Resolution

This is a low severity issue.

Broadcom recommends implementing network best practices including blocking inbound and outbound ICMP packets from the public internet via firewall or router filtering.

Additional Information