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Re: ICMP Attacks???????

  • From: Greg A. Woods
  • Date: Fri Aug 22 00:22:34 1997

[ On Thu, August 21, 1997 at 17:18:24 (-0500), Jon Green wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: ICMP Attacks??????? 
>
> I don't think that's a good idea.  The vast majority of routers that
> I sell to customers are not used in Internet applications, and to add
> another configuration step to enable the router to do what routers
> traditionally do by default would be very confusing to the end user.

Wait just one minute there.

You're saying that Corporate America *relies* on being able to to
IP source address spoofing through the routers it builds its commercial
private networks with?

Please don't say it's so.  Maybe the Internet is *more* secure than the
average corporate network!  ;-)

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							Greg A. Woods

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