ipmi access

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 16:56:47 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 12:14 PM, Blake Hudson <blake at ispn.net> wrote:
> We just reported a bug to Dell regarding their last 2 generations of remote
> access controllers where the firewall rules only apply to TCP and not to
> ICMP or UDP. Their first response was to replace the motherboard. Second
> response was that this is just how they work. Not looking good. We run our
> IPMI interfaces behind stateless ACLs, accessible from VPN or trusted
> ranges.

so... as per usual:
  1) embedded devices suck rocks
  2) no updates or sanity expected anytime soon in same
  3) protect yourself, or suffer the consequences

seems normal.

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