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Re: [nsp] known networks for broadcast ping attacks
"Jay R. Ashworth" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > Ought IP stack implementations not to refuse to reply to ECHO_REQUEST > packets with destination address which are broadcast addresses? Apparently some management packages search out hosts using broadcast pings. Not the best decision IMO. This was discussed a couple of days ago on bugtraq and I posted a Linux patch to cause it not to answer broadcast pings. *** How do you configure your router for that? no ip directed-broadcast. -- Shields, CrossLink.