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Re: Access to the Internic Blocked

  • From: Geoff Huston
  • Date: Thu Aug 22 01:45:07 1996

Vadim writes,

>On itself, LSRR is a godsend to hackers (i can think of about
>a dozen of very nasty attacks using general LSRR).  The only
>useful application for it is traceroute.
>
>Why don't router vendors provide an option to turn it
>off for everything but ICMP ECHO?

Personally I find this an excellent suggestion.

g

 
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