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Re: [2.4 PATCH] bugfix: ARP respond on all devices

To: "Richard Underwood" <richard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "'David S. Miller'" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Stephan von Krawczynski" <skraw@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [2.4 PATCH] bugfix: ARP respond on all devices
From: "Bas Bloemsaat" <bloemsaa@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 15:11:59 +0200
Cc: <willy@xxxxxxxxx>, <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <carlosev@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, <lamont@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <davidsen@xxxxxxx>, <marcelo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <layes@xxxxxxxxx>, <torvalds@xxxxxxxx>, <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <353568DCBAE06148B70767C1B1A93E625EAB57@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> The RFC I quoted (985) says the ARP packets generated by Linux
> should be dropped. Sure, the RFC isn't a standard, but there ARE plenty of
> implementations that obey it for perfectly valid security reasons.
Same goes for 1180. It it doesn't define a standard either, but makes
perfectly clear that any interface has it's own ARP, not one ARP for the
entire system.

Regards,
Bas



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