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Re: Security focus (aka bugtraq) reachability
- From: Henry Yen
- Date: Sat Sep 14 01:14:49 2002
On Sat, Sep 14, 2002 at 04:31:12AM +0000, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:
> On 14 Sep 2002, Scott Gifford wrote:
> > I can reach it, but it's not working, and this is sure strange:
> > $ telnet www.securityfocus.com 80
> > Trying 126.96.36.199...
> > Connected to www.securityfocus.com.
> > Escape character is '^]'.
> > HEAD / HTTP/1.0
> > HTTP/1.1 200 OK
> > -> Server: Microsoft-IIS/5.0
> > Content-Location: http://188.8.131.52/Default.htm
> I can't confirm from actual SF personnel conversations, BUT apparently its
> not unheard of for SF to pull up the drawbridge in times of 'trouble'.
> Apparently in the past they have done this before especially bad 'trouble'
> has been released :(
> Or they could have some network problem :)
or, they might be moving. www.securityfocus.com resolves to different
IP addresses, depending on whom you ask:
using the 184.108.40.206 address, you get
Connected to www.securityfocus.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
HEAD / HTTP/1.0
HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden
Server: Simple, Secure Web Server 1.1
Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2002 05:09:18 GMT
<HEAD><TITLE>Firewall Error: Forbidden</TITLE></HEAD>
Henry Yen Aegis Information Systems, Inc.
Senior Systems Programmer Hicksville, New York