prefix hijack by ASN 8997

Marshall Eubanks tme at multicasttech.com
Tue Sep 23 11:03:54 CDT 2008


Note that my bgp was through Cogent - my guess is they did filter.

Marshall

On Sep 23, 2008, at 11:54 AM, Scott Weeks wrote:

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> ------ tme at multicasttech.com wrote: ----------
> From: Marshall Eubanks <tme at multicasttech.com>
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> So, do you think this was lots of little tests / hijacks / mistakes ?
> Or did it just not propagate very far ?
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> According to Andree Toonk (and someone confirmed privately) ASN 8997  
> leaked a full table to ASN 3267 (who didn't filter!).  The only  
> upstream of ASN 3267 I saw in bgplay was ASN 174 (Cogent) who seems  
> to have filtered, but I can't confirm.  So I guess that the impact  
> would've only been to the peers downstream of ASN 3267.
>
> scott
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> Andree Toonk <andree+nanog at toonk.nl>
>
> Not a false positive, It actually was detected by the RIS box in  
> Moscow
> (rrc13). Strange that it's not visible in RIS search website, but it's
> definitely in the raw data files.
> Looking at that raw data from both routeviews and Ripe, it looks like
> they (AS8997) 'leaked' a  full table,  i.e. :
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