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Re: [suse-security] host.deny and spoofing
  • From: Mark Ruth <Mark.Ruth@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2002 13:23:09 +0100 (MET)
  • Message-id: <3212.1012825389@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

-- 127.0.0.1 is localhost, like u said.
How could sumeone establish a three way handshake with a spoofed ip?
Especially with 127.0.0.1!!

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

Think about it.

> Hi all,
>
> here a question
>
> if i do a hosts.deny all and a host.allow imapd localhost could someone
> spoofing his ip to 127.0.0.1 still access the imap server?
>
> thanks
> Evert
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Mark Ruth
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