At 09:06 AM 6/27/96 -0400, Mario Bai wrote:
>What is the potential problems introduced when using "bogus" or reserved
>IP address behind a firewall/proxy server? I know that the proxy server
>should translate all internal IP addresses and only present its own IP
>address to the Internet (or receiving server), but if you have
>implemented solely an HTTP proxy server and sophisticated IP filtering
>on a Cisco router, what are the potential problems that could arise? Are
>there any circumstances where the internal IP address would "leak" out
>onto the Internet and cause problems?
Yes, 10/8 shows up in the global routing table almost daily because
someone allowed it to be injected into their exterior routing.
And yes, this is a problem.
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