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Many security solutions like firewalls, IPSs and Proxies are fully prepared for TCP and sometimes UDP, but what about non-standard protocol types like IGMP, CAOS, VISA and others. The whole https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_IP_protocol_numbers is a potential vector.

What is the best way to test those solutions for protection of evasion over those non-standard protocols? I would take any response with a commercial product but specially any tools that I can build my own.

  • Anything unknown can just be dropped... – deviantfan Aug 11 '16 at 5:06
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Sounds like a job for nmap (IP Protocol scan) or scapy. Older tools such as isic or ip6sic are in the same class, as are point-commercial solutions such as Codenomicon or Beyond Security and big players like Spirent and Ixia.

Probably my favorite tool for working with non-HTTP/TLS traffic (for those protocols, I'd use Burp Suite Professional) is Canape. Canape is a pluggable proxy, so I can record packets and frames in order to play with them. If I really wanted to hire a firm to help with testing security appliances, I'd look at Deja vu Security for their Peach Fuzzing Framework intellectual property, instructional capital, and thought leadership.

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