Denial of service attacks apparently from UUNET Netblocks
karl at Mcs.Net
Wed Oct 8 13:11:13 UTC 1997
On Tue, Oct 07, 1997 at 09:03:15PM -0500, Brett Frankenberger wrote:
> :: Joe Shaw writes ::
> > Although this is all true, it still doesn't explain the fact that UUNet is
> > allowing broadcast packets through their network. One would think that
> > with the recent increase in broadcast DoS attacks, that UUNet would have
> > taken a much more proactive stance.
> 220.127.116.11 is not a broadcast address.
> 18.104.22.168 is a broadcast address.
> How would you expect UUNet to know that?
> - Brett (brettf at netcom.com)
On the device which forwarded the packet(s) to the device which echoes them,
it *does* know.
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