Reporting/fixing broken airport/hotel/etc wifi?

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Sat Jul 15 08:05:14 CST 2017


there are a lot of options for techsavvy folk with an ip they control,
but... for the rest of the rubles, fixing the wifi to be sane really is the
only path forward.

On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 6:13 PM, Ken Chase <math at sizone.org> wrote:

> port 53 seems to be the biggest hole available, no one figures that anyone
> will send actual data over port 53, other than DNS! (and they [have to]
> leave
> TCP open, because of the nice handywavy implimentations of dns lookups :)
>
> some captive portals intercept all IP traffic regardless of dns, others
> intercept the DNS first and give some captive IP target instead for your
> cnn.com
> lookup. The former are easy to send data over.
>
> (the latter sometimes you can put your targets into your HOSTS[.txt] file
> and
> get there, though today most webpages are 250 urls from 45 different
> domains,
> so have fun.)
>
> $ apt-cache search iodine
> iodine - tool for tunneling IPv4 data through a DNS server
>
> http://code.kryo.se/iodine/
>
> Sshuttle looks great thanks
>
> /kc
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 06:02:10PM -0400, Eric Tykwinski said:
>   >
>   >> On Jul 14, 2017, at 5:04 PM, Ken Chase <math at sizone.org> wrote:
>   >>
>   >>
>   >> This is exactly why i have SSHd on port 443 and 53 on one of my
> boxes/IPs. Once
>   >> I got SSH sky's the limit on what I can fix/setup/tunnel.
>   >>
>   >> /kc
>   >> --
>   >> Ken Chase - math at sizone.org Guelph Canada
>   >
>   >This is my usual workaround as well.
>   >Props to Avery Pennarun: http://sshuttle.readthedocs.
> io/en/stable/index.html
>   >for making my life even easier.
>   >
>
> --
> Ken Chase - math at sizone.org Guelph Canada
>


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