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Re: New Internet-draft on DDOS defense...
- From: Paul Ferguson
- Date: Thu May 11 07:49:58 2000
How is this substantially different than RFC2644, "Changing
the Default for Directed Broadcasts in Routers"?
At 10:13 PM 05/10/2000 -0600, Vipul Shah wrote:
>I'd like to bring your attention to a recent Internet-draft. The URL is:
>This draft proposes a specific (simple) change to RFC1122 which would
>help reduce the use of Smurf amplification in DDOS attacks. This is
>augments ingress filtering; it is designed specifically for the case
>where the attacker (source) is using broadcast on the local LAN as
>part of a DDOS attack. This is a case where ingress filtering does
>We are proposing that it be an addition to the standard set by
>RFC1122. We'd very much like to hear comments from people on this draft.