[rescue] Good SOHO router for ASDL? (was: what is this traffic?)

Mike Meredith very at zonky.org
Thu Nov 5 01:25:29 CST 2015

On Wed, 4 Nov 2015 13:30:17 -0500, Mark Brown wrote:
> Maybe I'm naive,  but I would figure that someone would need a socket
> open to the device (on the internet side) in order to attempt an
> exploit.

That's not necessarily the case. Because a firewall processes packets
it is theoretically possible to exploit one using a sequence of crafted
packets. As an example of the concept look for wireshark exploits.

Mike Meredith (http://zonky.org/)
   "People believe in all sorts of odd superstitions though: black cats,
    spilling salt, having full features on ethernet LAGs, vendor
marketing blurb, fear of the number 13, etc.  All very odd stuff.
    -- Nick on NANOG

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