Access to the Internic Blocked

Geoff Huston gih at
Thu Aug 22 05:37:59 UTC 1996

Vadim writes,

>On itself, LSRR is a godsend to hackers (i can think of about
>a dozen of very nasty attacks using general LSRR).  The only
>useful application for it is traceroute.
>Why don't router vendors provide an option to turn it
>off for everything but ICMP ECHO?

Personally I find this an excellent suggestion.



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