Saudi Telecom sending route with invalid attributes 212.118.142.0/24 - Redux

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 15:58:00 CDT 2011


suliman.alzain at saudi.net.sa - bounces :( Ripe folks (if listening)
perhaps you could ping the other live POC's there and request an
update? :)

On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 4:54 PM, Christopher Morrow
<morrowc.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> In the off chance that no one already attempted an email to the folks
> nominally in charge there:
>
> person:         Hejji almazroua
> address:        SaudiNet
> address:        P.O.Box: 295997, Riyadh 11351, Saudi Arabia.
> phone:          +9661 218 0300
> fax-no:         +9661 218 0311
> e-mail:         info at irnetco.net
> nic-hdl:        Ha125-RIPE
> mnt-by:         irnetco-ripe-mnt
> source:         RIPE # Filtered
>
> person:       Suliman I. Al-Zain
> address:      Saudi Telecom Co. (SaudiNet)
> address:      P.O.Box: 295997, Riyadh 11351, Saudi Arabia.
> phone:        +9661 218 2034
> fax-no:       +9661 218 0311
> e-mail:       suliman.alzain at saudi.net.sa
> nic-hdl:      SA702-RIPE
> source:       RIPE # Filtered
>
>
> Do the Saudi-Telecom folks have a method to suppress the /24
> (212.118.142.0/24) which is also covered by: 212.118.128.0/19
>
> it'd really help lots of other Internet folk if you'd suppress this /24 ...
>
> -chris
>
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 3:26 PM, Schiller, Heather A
> <heather.schiller at verizon.com> wrote:
>>
>> Seeing it again here too.. Has anyone contacted them?
>>
>> ..and for folks who are choosing to blackhole the prefix in order to supress the route, please remember not to export it!
>>
>> AS25019 SAUDINETSTC-AS Autonomus System Number for SaudiNet     2011-09-08 18:23:53 UTC 2011-09-19 19:16:27 UTC
>> AS8866  BTC-AS Bulgarian Telecommunication Company Plc. 2011-09-08 18:35:14 UTC 2011-09-19 19:15:42 UTC
>> AS10026 PACNET Pacnet Global Ltd        2011-09-11 02:41:40 UTC 2011-09-19 16:00:00 UTC
>> AS8767  MNET-AS M-net AS        2011-09-14 12:13:01 UTC 2011-09-14 12:14:00 UTC
>> AS3561  SAVVIS - Savvis 2011-09-09 19:42:15 UTC 2011-09-10 16:27:18 UTC
>> AS3549  GBLX Global Crossing Ltd.       2011-09-09 16:13:15 UTC 2011-09-09 17:05:38 UTC
>> AS1239  SPRINTLINK - Sprint     2011-09-09 03:18:28 UTC 2011-09-09 15:56:41 UTC
>> AS65000 -Private Use AS-        2011-09-08 18:34:28 UTC 2011-09-08 18:34:29 UTC
>>
>>  --heather
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ryan Gray [mailto:ryan at longlines.com]
>> Sent: Monday, September 19, 2011 3:09 PM
>> To: Schiller, Heather A
>> Cc: Aftab Siddiqui; Richard Barnes; Jonas Frey (Probe Networks); nanog at nanog.org
>> Subject: Re: Saudi Telecom sending route with invalid attributes 212.118.142.0/24
>>
>> Actually just started seeing these problems again today.  Is anyone else seeing this today from something other than 212.118.142.0/24?  Looks like it started about two hours ago.
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> Ryan Gray
>> Long Lines
>> www.longlines.com
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sep 12, 2011, at 8:18 PM, Schiller, Heather A wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Could be this..?
>>>
>>> http://www.juniper.net/techpubs/en_US/junos11.2/topics/reference/confi
>>> guration-statement/independent-domain-edit-routing-options.html
>>>
>>> "unrecognized transitive attributes" depend on whatever code version you are running... What's more important is how the unrecoginized attribute is handled.  Ideally you accept and pass the route and log it.  The problem is with devices that aren't so graceful.. dropping sessions and wreaking havoc:
>>>
>>> http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sa-20100827-bgp.shtml
>>>
>>> --Heather
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Aftab Siddiqui [mailto:aftab.siddiqui at gmail.com]
>>> Sent: Saturday, September 10, 2011 6:49 PM
>>> To: Richard Barnes
>>> Cc: Jonas Frey (Probe Networks); nanog at nanog.org
>>> Subject: Re: Saudi Telecom sending route with invalid attributes
>>> 212.118.142.0/24
>>>
>>> with in the span of couple of hours this prefix was originated from 3 ASN i.e. AS3561 (Savvis), AS8866 (BTC) and AS25019 (STC original custodians).
>>>
>>> As per the STC it was orginated by one of their customer having Juniper router. but I still don't understand why/how they are adv this prefix with unrecog transitive attributes.
>>>
>>> Can any one suggest.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Aftab A. Siddiqui
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 3:26 AM, Richard Barnes <richard.barnes at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Looks like the RIS collectors are seeing it originating mostly from
>>>> STC and KACST ASNs:
>>>> <http://stat.ripe.net/212.118.142.0/24>
>>>>
>>>> Some of the "show ip bgp" reports on that screen are also showing
>>>> AS8866 "BTC-AS Bulgarian Telecommunication Company".  Not sure what's
>>>> up with that.
>>>>
>>>> --Richard
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 2:01 PM, Christopher Morrow
>>>> <morrowc.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 9:26 PM, Kyle Duren <pixitha.kyle at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Is this announcement still showing up this way (no easy way to
>>>>>> check myself).
>>>>>
>>>>> ripe ris?
>>>>>
>>>>>> -Kyle
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 4:20 PM, Clay Haynes
>>>>>> <chaynes at centracomm.net>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 7:11 PM, Jonas Frey (Probe Networks) <
>>>>>>> jf at probe-networks.de> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> anyone else getting a route for 212.118.142.0/24 with invalid
>>>>>>>> attributes? Seems this is (again) causing problems with some
>>>>>>>> (older) routers/software.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>              Announcement bits (4): 0-KRT 3-KRT 5-Resolve tree
>>>>>>>> 1 6-Resolve tree 2
>>>>>>>>               AS path: 6453 39386 25019 I Unrecognized Attributes:
>>>> 39
>>>>>>>> bytes
>>>>>>>>               AS path:  Attr flags e0 code 80: 00 00 fd 88 40
>>>>>>>> 01 01
>>>> 02
>>>>>>>> 40 02 04 02 01 5b a0 c0 11 04 02 01 fc da 80 04 04 00 00 00 01 40
>>>>>>>> 05
>>>> 04
>>>>>>>> 00 00 00 64
>>>>>>>>               Accepted Multipath
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> -Jonas
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Yup! We're seeing the same thing too, and we're filtering it out.
>>>>>>> Originating AS is 25019
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -Clay
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>
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