Subject: Re: inetd.conf defaults
To: Erik Fair <>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/28/2000 13:56:08
Erik Fair writes:
> It would have to be quite the DoS attack - the typical 10/100 FDX 
> switch in that 8-port, $100 category has the capacity to handle 8,000 
> MAC addresses...

It should only take a fractional second to send that many forged ARP

I'd hate to base my unix machine's security at the mercy of how well
some non peer-reviewed firmware in some cost-sensitive consumer device
is functioning.

Wolfgang Rupprecht    <>
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