[SATLUG] OT: Router-related question

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Wed Feb 10 10:50:06 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.  

How do you spoof a private (192.168.x.x, 10.x.x.x) address on a public network? I thought
they were never routed.

-b.


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