Subject: Re: illegal network routes and a ponderance
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/21/2003 12:24:08
> >> For better or worse, source routing is disabled in most routers for
> >> security reasons.
> Or rather, for illusion-of-security reasons.  There's not that much
> software left that makes security decisions based on packets' source
> addresses, and such software has always been buggy.

Didn't you mean destination address? As I understant the source routing,
source address is unaffected by it.

Thanks	Pavel