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Re: [opensuse] DHCPv6-PD request
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 26 May 2016 16:40:09 +0200
  • Message-id: <ni71sa$d3m$>
Carlos E. R. wrote:

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.

Assuming a correctly configured firewall, ditto.

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

They're assigned locally by the machine.

Per Jessen, Zürich (23.9°C) - dedicated server rental in Switzerland.

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