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NDP DoS attack (was Re: Anybody can participate in the IETF (Was: Why is IPv6 broken?))



On Jul 14, 2011, at 8:24 PM, Jimmy Hess wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 9:35 PM, Jared Mauch <jared at puck.nether.net> wrote:
>> On Jul 14, 2011, at 10:06 PM, Fernando Gont <fernando at gont.com.ar> wrote:
>> Anyone on a layer-2 network can do something interesting like flood all f's and kill the lan. Trying to keep the majority of thoughts here for layer-3 originated attacks, even if the target is a layer2 item.
>> - Jared
> 
> In most cases if you have a DoS attack coming from the same Layer-2
> network that a router is attached to,
> it would mean there was already a serious security incident  that
> occured to give the attacker that special point to attack from.
> 
That's one possibility.

The other likely possibility is that you are a University.

Owen