Subject: Re: Reimplementing broadcast check for ARP
To: None <tech-net@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/02/1997 11:50:37
>> [accepting multicast Ethernet addresses in arp replies]
> I'm still convinced it _should_ be forbidden, because of the DOS
> potential,

What DOS potential?  I can't see how you can use this as a DOS attack
in any situation where you couldn't equally well perform a DOS attack
by arp poisoning with nonexistent unicast Ether addresses....

					der Mouse

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