198.32.64.12 -- Harmless mis-route or potential exploit?

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Wed Sep 3 07:48:30 CDT 2008


On Tue, Sep 02, 2008 at 10:08:10PM -0400, Christopher Morrow wrote:
> On 9/2/08, Todd Underwood <todd-nanog at renesys.com> wrote:
> 
> >  checking our current data, that block is not currently routed by any
> >  of our peers over the last month (i would assume ripe ris and
> >  routeviews report similar data, but i did not check them.
> 
> it's also probably worth stating that parts of 198.32/16 are never
> routed anywhere on the Internet (here comes bill to tell me 'who's
> Internet?' .....). Some is in use on private networks, some is in use
> at exchange points and not routed outside the immediate peers.

	grump... ok...  "who's internet"?

> Most times, as I recall, epnet does a decent job of keeping the whois
> data or rdns data updated though, for things in use. (though possibly
> not for private uses)

	rdns moreso that whois...  
> 
> -chris




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