[SATLUG] OT: Router-related question

redpill toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Wed Feb 10 10:40:35 CST 2010


On Wed, 2010-02-10 at 10:21 -0600, Borries Demeler wrote: 
> > one more thing...are you sure you want other people to remotely run
> > arbitrary scripts on your gateway router?
> > Todd
> 
> You can control which IP is allowed to do it, for example, only allow
> ssh connections from the private side, then it wouldn't be just anyone.
> 
> -b.
sure you can and IP addresses can be spoofed.  I'm just saying that one
should really consider the risks of opening up remote access and control
of their home gateway router as it often doubles as their primary
firewall.  

Todd



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