Network Operators and smurf
phil at charon.ipal.net
Sun Apr 26 02:44:14 UTC 1998
Havard.Eidnes at runit.sintef.no writes...
> It would prevent simple spoofing, yes, but that would not
> eliminate the Smurf attacks since to mount a Smurf attack you
> need to use the victim's address as your source address, and that
> one *is* typically "valid" according to the criteria you mention
> above (?).
But the first router the spoofer hits would NOT likely point the spoofed
address back to the spoofer. At that router this would stop the spoof.
This is why the feature needs to be shipped on all routers and enabled
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