SMURF amplifier block list

Jay R. Ashworth jra at
Tue Apr 14 19:36:45 UTC 1998

On Tue, Apr 14, 1998 at 08:49:04AM -0700, Aaron Beck wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Apr 1998, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> > Then again, filtering any packets to or from x.x.x.255 would have a
> > similar but more profound effect.  Anyone who actually uses a .255
> > address for a host is asking for trouble anyways.
> the problem with that thinking, of course, is going to crop up when you
> encounter /23's and greater.

No, IMHO, the comment stands: no matter _what_ size your network is, if
you assign host addresses with a .0 or .255 final octet, things may
break, and you deserve what you get.

-- jra
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