On Thu, 8 Feb 1996, Jason L. Haar wrote:
> > I'm wondering if a new vulnerablity with the (a particular implementation
> > maybe) echo server has been found. Anybody else notice this trend??
> I wonder, this smells heavily of the "Harverst cache Web server".
> Harvest uses some pretty wild checks on upstream web sites to see if
> they're up or not - the default is to "ping" the host using UDP echo
> packets - that could be what you're seeing.
> Of course, it goes without saying that such sites shouldn't set up such
> things without ASKING those sites first...
I kinda doubt it.. it seems like most of the packets that I have seen
are coming from PPP accounts. [ Why am I not suprised?]
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