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Re: smurf

  • From: Wayne Bouchard
  • Date: Mon Dec 08 14:05:09 1997

Since so far 6 people misunderstood this, I *meant* those networks
that don't need to permit it, should consider filtering inbound ICMP
echo request packets. (And, hence, blocking the spoofed packet from
causing an ICMP echo reply flood.)

> Adrian Chadd writes...
> 
> > A couple of problems:
> > 
> > * Filtering ALL ICMP is pretty silly, ICMP is there for more than just
> >   pings, and some of it is important.

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