Subject: Re: illegal network routes and a ponderance
To: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Seth Kurtzberg <email@example.com>
Date: 02/21/2003 08:20:51
No, I believe he means the explicit routing information included in an IP
packet that specifies source routing.
On Friday 21 February 2003 04:24 am, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> > >> 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
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