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From: "Eric Paynter" <eric@...>
Subject: RE: [OT?] automatically firewalling off IPs
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2005 11:47:18 -0700 (PDT)
On Thu, October 6, 2005 7:37 pm, Tad Glines said:
> Most infrastructure routers on the net drop/block packets with source
> route options so spoofing the source IP of a TCP conversation is not
> generally practical over the internet.

To be sure, drop source-routed packets at your own firewall too. Don't
rely on "most" infrastructure to do it for you.

-Eric

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