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SubjectRe: [MOD] Returning the ip of a fragmented packet sender
Greaves Tristan TM <> wrote:
> > From: Shaun Wilson []
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 07, 1998 12:13 AM
> > To:
> > Subject: [MOD] Returning the ip of a fragmented packet sender
> >
> > I figured it would be nice to have the ip of the fool who was
> > doing this,
> > so I could firewall the ip. This information was not
> > recorded anywhere
> > else, so I made an incredibly small mod for
> > net/ipv4/ip_fragment.c that
> > shows the ip of the sender of the fragment.
> Remember that most programs that send these fragmented packets allow
> the user to "spoof" their IP. So I'm not sure how much you can trust
> the information you get back.

You can't trust it to be anything meaningful, but it may still be helpful
for short-term filtering. (At least until the attackers start sending a
different sender address in each packet.)

--Ken Pizzini

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