North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: Solution: Re: Huge smurf attack

  • From: Steve Gibbard
  • Date: Tue Jan 12 13:46:43 1999

On Tue, 12 Jan 1999 [email protected] wrote:

> I'm not sure what the big issue here is with the smurf attacks. If you set
> up some kind of access list that disables incoming icmp traffic, then turn

That breaks path MTU discovery (see RFC 1435 for more info on that), among
other things.


Steve Gibbard
WWNet System Administration
+1 734 513-7707 x 2009