Subject: Re: Article
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ross Patterson <Ross.Patterson@CatchFS.Com>
Date: 01/11/2003 18:00:17
On Saturday 11 January 2003 04:13 pm, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> But I would naively assume that a router operates a the IP level, and only
> sees the IP payload. Hm... yes, I guess fast routers might just handle
> the buffer around to the next interface out, only replacing MAC addresses,
> hop count, and incrementally adjusting the IP checksum, in which case the
> additional information won't be stopped.
Right, and that's why I'm not concerned - the problem's confined to the local
LAN. If it could be exploited from off-LAN, that would be a very different
level of concern.
Ross A. Patterson
Chief Technology Officer
CatchFIRE Systems, Inc.
5885 Trinity Parkway, Suite 220
Centreville, VA 20120