Subject: Re: ARP problems.
To:, Alan Barrett <>
From: Henry B. Hotz <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/19/2004 16:01:13
At 3:16 PM -0800 3/19/04, Paul Goyette wrote:
>On Sat, 20 Mar 2004, Alan Barrett wrote:
>>  If you copy the remote MAC address from the incoming packet into the ARP
>>  table, instead of just assuming that the existing ARP table entry was
>>  valid, then you avoid that problem.
>Unfortunately that opens the door for a spoofer to launch a denial-of-
>service attack...

And that's different from the current situation how?

That's a long-known problem with ARP, unfortunately.
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