On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> OK. That's not too bad.
'cept windows doesn't listen to them.
>> Now, first glance seems to suggest that one of my Linux machines
> is ignoring these redirects. Is this controlled by a sysctl or
(_I_ == interface. note that _I_ == all has precedence over specific
interface settings, set all/accept_redirects to 0 to stop them
> And what's the general deal with ICMP redirects? Honour them
> or ignore them? Are they 'safe'?
not really. hosts that honour them could be subjected to DoS or worse
have their traffic redirected via host.evil.com.
> Or safe enough for use in
> an internal network?
think so. 'cept for any gateway machines that hide more sensitive
networks from your general user network.
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