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Re: [suse-security] host.deny and spoofing
  • From: Sven Michels <smichels@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2002 13:30:54 +0100
  • Message-id: <3C5E7EFE.31E4136C@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Mark Ruth wrote:

> -- Do you really think a router or firewall forwards ips like 127.0.0.1?

yes.
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..

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