Robin Harbron wrote: > Howard Herman wrote: > > Can a user of an ISP, with shell access, and after doing a traceroute > > change the routing that his FTP client, or web browser uses? Or, is this > > limited to the administrator of the ISP? > > IP does have an option called "Strict Source Routing" which would > force an IP packet to take a specific path over the network - if > it is unable to comply with the path, the IP packet will be discarded, > and an ICMP error will be sent back to the source. Source routing is considered a security issue I think. Linux' kernel default is to "drop source routed packets". Andre -- Email address may be invalid. Use "fachat AT physik DOT tu-chemnitz DOT de" ------Fight SPAM - join CAUCE http://www.cauce.org------Thanks, spammers... Andre Fachat, Institute of physics, Technische Universitšt Chemnitz, FRG http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/~fachat - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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