prefix hijack by ASN 8997

Justin Shore justin at justinshore.com
Mon Sep 22 23:27:01 CDT 2008


Looking up some of my prefixes in PHAS and BGPPlay, I too see my 
prefixes being advertised by 8997 for a short time.  It looks like it 
happened around 1222091563 according to PHAS.

Was this a mistake or something else?

Justin


Christian Koch wrote:
> I received a phas notification about this today as well...
> 
> I couldn't find any relevant data confirming the announcement of one
> of my /19 blocks, until a few minutes ago when i checked the route
> views bgplay (ripe bgplay turns up nothing) and can now see 8997
> announcing and quickly withdrawing my prefix
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 9:06 PM, Scott Weeks <surfer at mauigateway.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> I am hoping to confirm a short-duration prefix hijack of 72.234.0.0/15 (and another of our prefixes) by ASN 8997 ("OJSC North-West Telecom" in Russia) in using ASN 3267 (Russian Federal University Network) to advertise our space to ASN 3277 (Regional University and Scientific Network (RUSNet) of North-Western and Saint-Petersburg Area of Russia).
>>
>> Is that what I'm seeing when I go to "bgplay.routeviews.org/bgplay", put in prefix 72.234.0.0/15 and select the dates:
>>
>> 22/9/2008  9:00:00   and   22/9/2008  15:00:00
>>
>> If so, am I understanding it correctly if I say ASN 3267 saw a shorter path from ASN 8997, so refused the proper announcement from ASN 36149 (me) it normally hears from ASN 174 (Cogent).
>>
>> If the above two are correct, would it be correct to say only the downstream customers of ASN 3267 were affected?
>>
>> scott
>>
>>
> 




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