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Re: [suse-security] host.deny and spoofing
Il 08:13, martedì 5 febbraio 2002, John Andersen ha scritto:
> On Monday 04 February 2002 05:37 am, Robert Davies wrote:
> > > If some big german ISP route a spoofed packed from a webserver to
> > > my home firewall, i REALLY think that they forwards ips like
> > > 127.x.x.x... if you don't belive, i can give you rejects for
> > > 192.168.x.x, 10.x.x.x, 127.x.x.x and so one ;-)
> > >
> > > so, DON'T belive that others will do things for you..
> >
> > I agree, so many ISPs use default routes, and I've seen routing loops
> > caused by this in quite well known ones, after networks have been
> > returned to them. There is also the nasty business of source routes in
> > packets.
>
> I'm counfused. How would one go about routing a packet to 127.0.0.1?
> Would the router not get its own packet?

It does not route to 127.0.0.1. It routes FROM 127.0.0.1, sometimes.

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