I've received the following message ( and a couple of other more )
for at least 4 times.
Is there anything wrong with the mailing list or is it my router?
To: cbk @ starbase.ingress.com ("charles b. kaplan") @ internet
cc: firewalls @ greatcircle.com @ internet (bcc: Massimo Cotrozzi)
From: Bill_Conaway @ iongate.staff.ichange.com (Bill Conaway) @ internet
Date: 01/03/96 15.37
Subject: Re: IP fragments and packet filters
Charles B. Kaplan wrote:
> >The only time you're ever likely to see a packet with FO=1 is if a bad guy is
> >knocking at your door.
> Would there ever be exceptions to this that would stem from the passing of
> data long distance, and thus forcing the data into a bigger pipe (say an ATM
> link cross country), and then back out of the pipe, possible becoming
See rfc1858, "Security Considerations for IP Fragment Filtering".
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