IPv6 - real vs theoretical problems

Sam Stickland sam_mailinglists at spacething.org
Sat Jan 8 11:11:23 CST 2011


On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 2:00 AM, Dobbins, Roland <rdobbins at arbor.net> wrote:
>
>
> If it's inappropriately placed in front of servers, where's there's no
> state to inspect and were the stateful nature of the device in and of itself
> forms a DoS vector, it has negative security value; i.e., it makes things
> far worse.


Roland, I'm missing something here. Why do you say there is zero state at
the server, but the not at the client? (Because of all the servers TCP/UDP
ports are well known perhaps?)

Sam



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