Ping flooding

Vadim Antonov avg at
Tue Jul 9 09:12:43 UTC 1996

Sorry, i was unclear.  It should read "forwarding return packets
back to the original source".

In other words -- assume that forwards and backwards paths are
both crossing the same interface.  That assumption is practically
always valid for tail circuits.


> That's once again a matter of defaults -- routers should _by
> default_  discard all packets from interfaces which they won't
> use for forwarding those packets back.


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