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Re: [opensuse] DHCPv6-PD request
On 2016-05-26 14:20, James Knott wrote:
On 05/26/2016 06:41 AM, Carlos E. R. wrote:
On 2016-05-26 08:27, Per Jessen wrote:


But a rogue web server would know the address and run an attack on it.
Also, we can find the IP on mails.


Well, whether you use NAT or just a firewall, the attack will still be
the same.

No, with NAT there is no possibility of directly connecting to the hosts
inside, unless the router sends some ports inside, to a server inside.
Or game.

Also, as I mentioned in another note, privacy addresses are
usually used. These addresses have a fairly short lifetime, so are
useless long term for attacks.

Well, that's good.

How does that work? The router hands them, or the computer autoassigns them?

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Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 13.1 x86_64 "Bottle" at Telcontar)

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