Be aware of SLAAC adresses

Jay Ashworth jra at
Wed Jun 8 20:53:17 UTC 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jérôme Nicolle" <jerome at>
> Second, it's beeing a little too transparent as the MAC adress may
> reveal the server's manufacturer, approximate manufacturing tdate, or
> the network controler model. Some may use it as a clue to design a
> proper exploit...

Security by obscurity isn't *bad*, it's just one small component of a Defense
in Depth, still worth using if you can.  Necessary, but not sufficient.

-- jra
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