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RE: Cisco vulnerability and dangerous filtering techniques

  • From: alex
  • Date: Tue Jul 22 17:35:06 2003

> > Pray tell, the virus will also get BGP feeds to determine 
> > where the edges
> > are?
> It could poll different looking glasses...  

And I could be the Pope...

How many thousands of "polls" do you think a looking glass can handle
simultaneously? I am all for the doomsday scenarios, but lets make them a
little bit less sci-fi, shall we? How about "it would create valid looking
OSPF packets with garbage in them?" or "create valid looking STP packets"