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Re: ICMP Attacks???????

  • From: Peter E. Giza
  • Date: Thu Aug 21 21:45:06 1997

Make them read the 'ingress/egress filtering' by Paul Fergusson et. al.
Apologies to
Paul if I spelled his name incorrectly.

Jon Green wrote:

> On Thu, 21 Aug 1997 13:18:34 -0700, fair@clock.org writes:
> >
> >There is another mitigation: everyone here should commit to filtering
>
> >customer packets at the customer premesis router (or at the dial in
> for
> >PPP/SLIP) such that it is not possible for a customer to send a
> packet into
> >the network that has an IP source address on it that is not assigned
> to
> >that customer. That is, no more lying about source addresses.
>
> Every time I show a customer of mine how to configure a router, I
> try to educate them on this.  We need some kind of massive marketing
> effort to get this out to people though.  People would do it, but
> nobody
> knows about it.
>
> Maybe we should get CyberPromo to spam all the technical contacts
> in Internic's database to tell them how to do filtering. :)
>
> -Jon
>
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