the alleged evils of NAT, was Rate of growth on IPv6 not fast enough?

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Tue Apr 27 23:16:20 CDT 2010


On Tue, Apr 27, 2010, Matthew Kaufman wrote:

> >Fortunately, the IPv6  address space is so large and sparse, that
> >scanning it would be quite a feat,  even if a random outside attacker
> >already knew   for a fact  that a certain /64  probably contains a
> >vulnerable host. 
> All I need to do is run a popular web site on the IPv6 Internet, and I 
> get all the addresses of connected hosts I want. That 
> address-space-scanning is hard is nearly irrelevant.

or troll popular IPv6 bittorent end points when that becomes popular.


Adrian





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