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Re: ICMP Attacks???????

  • From: Alex Przekupowski
  • Date: Fri Aug 22 15:07:47 1997

Maybe it should be a pre-defined filter that the manufactures include in
the basic software configuration.  If we put some pressure on
Cisco/Bay/Ascend/Livingston etc.......  maybe we can get it done there, so
that we don't have to educate new people.

Alex P

On Thu, 21 Aug 1997, Jon Green wrote:

> On Thu, 21 Aug 1997 13:18:34 -0700, 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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