Month: June 2008

The Great IGP Debate

I was delighted to see this email last week posted to the IETF discussion list by my friend Ole Jacobsen (Editor & Publisher, The Internet Protocol Journal), indicating that ConneXions reports are now available online. Previously only available in scarce printed formatted, “CONNEXIONS–The Interoperability Report” […]

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The Tiger Effect

Internet Providers usually spend their time worrying about threats from hackers, link failures, and router configuration errors. Yesterday, though, many of them were worried about Tigers… Starting around 9 am Pacific and peaking at 1:30 pm yesterday, many ISPs noticed an unusual increase in traffic. […]

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SNMP Scanning Increase

A multi-vendor SNMPv3 security bug has been found and fixed in Net-SNMP 5.x. It turns out that a lot of vendors suffered the same issues, probably from commonly derived code. Vendors including Juniper, Cisco, and NetApp, among others, have been affected and have made updates […]

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HP StorageWorks Scanning

The Tipping Point ZDI initiative recently published a security advisory about pre-authentication overflows in HP StorageWorks (CVE-2008-1661). Shortly after the vulnerability was announced, exploit code became public via the Metasploit project. Within a few days, we started seeing an increase in scanning for the two […]

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