Re: nis & shadow
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On Fri, 20 Feb 1998, Jens B. Jorgensen wrote:
> As I said before it's moot anyway because I can sniff the packets off
> the ethernet. Don't be so sure that someone who plugs into your net
Ummm, you lost me. I thought that ADT Security got you before you
setup your machine. How is it that your sniffing packets off my ethernet
again? over your WAN connection...
> can't steal your IP. What do you think happens if I assign a privileged
> machine's IP address to my box? I bet if I can get an arp reply out
> faster than you then I get your IP address. This shouldn't be too
> challenging, just write the code in DOS to shorten the code path.
Thats a pretty short path from your site to mine versus my site to
a port away on a switch.
> Besides, are you aware that many ethernet cards will let you program in
> the hardware address? You're naive if you think you've got everything
> locked up tight.
Oh I am sure someone didn't remember to do something or didnt
think of something. But I sort of trust your not going to sniff packets in
the manner you describe (or actually dont describe).
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