Re: Analysis: Vast IPv6 address space actually enables IPv6 attacks

From: Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com>
To: Lee Dilkie <lee_dilkie@mitel.com>
Cc: bugtraq@securityfocus.com <bugtraq@securityfocus.com>,Full Disclosure <full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk>
Subject: Re: Analysis: Vast IPv6 address space actually enables IPv6 attacks
Date:


On 06/08/2012 01:59 PM, Lee Dilkie wrote:
> so you say it's not as hard to scan an IPv6 network as the raw math
> would indicate but it's still a lot harder than scanning an IPv4 network.

The point is that is *feasible*. -- Computers don't complain about doing
"harder" work.



> Still... where in the article does it say anything about "vast address
> space... enables attacks"?
> 
> The title and the article don't match.

I might agree. The title was changed pre-publication. -- My original
title was something along the lines of "Host scanning in IPv6 networks".

Cheers,
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Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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