Should routers send redirects by default?

Brandon Ross bross at pobox.com
Fri Aug 20 19:08:34 CDT 2010


On Fri, 20 Aug 2010, Ricky Beam wrote:

> I think it's almost universally disabled (by default) everywhere in IPv4 
> purely for security (traffic interception.)

Okay, I'll ask again.  Exactly how does disabling ICMP redirects on my 
router prevent traffic from being intercepted?

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