Firewalking is a technique developed by MDS and DHG that employs traceroute-like techniques to analyze IP packet responses to determine gateway ACL filters and map networks. Firewalk the tool employs the technique to determine the filter rules in place on a packet forwarding device. The newest version of the tool, firewalk/GTK introduces the option of using a graphical interface and a few bug fixes.
Author: Mike D. Schiffman <mike [at] infonexus [dot] com>
Author: David Goldsmith
Maintainer: Christian Wiese <jeru [at] ixplanet [dot] org>
Build time (on reference hardware): 5% (relative to binutils)2
Installed size (on reference hardware): 0.20 MB, 7 files
Dependencies (build time detected): 00-dirtree autoconf automake bash binutils bzip2 coreutils diffutils findutils gawk gcc glibc grep libdnet libnet libpcap linux-header make mktemp net-tools patch perl sed sysfiles tar texinfo util-linux
Installed files (on reference hardware): n.a.
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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).