Re: Problem: RFC1166 addressing

Alan Cox (
17 Sep 2002 00:06:34 +0100

On Mon, 2002-09-16 at 17:50, wrote:
> Linux does not enforce this. I have uncovered some users using this
> function to attempt to circumvent the firewall. I am able to "create" 127
> network traffic as follows:

If you choose to configure that way they yes you can. Since any other
box on the net can also send/received 127.* packets make sure your
firewall is right 8)

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