[Snort-sigs] IANA reserved IP address rules?

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at ...481...
Mon Jun 16 10:51:19 EDT 2003


On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Harper, John T. wrote:

> My 2 cents...
> 
> Since private addresses aren't supposed to be forwarded on the Internet, why
> are these tools necessary?

We are not just targeting the RFC 1918 blocks here. So it makes some 
sense.

0.0.0.0/7	reserved
10.0.0.0/8	RFC-1918
169.254.0.0/16	DHCP
173.0.0.0/8	Reserved
.....

Hugo.

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