Does the cloud firewall prevent IP address spoofing?

May 29, 2018 94 views
DigitalOcean Cloud Firewalls
pgaubatz
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pgaubatz

As the cloud firewall filters based on source IP addresses: Would it be possible for an attacker to create packets that have a spoofed source IP address and thus break through the firewall?
I mean, assuming the attacker knew any whitelisted source IP addresses...
I'm asking for both, the external network interface as well as the private network interface.
Thank you!

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