HSI trouble

Paul Civati paul at xciv.org
Tue Jun 5 10:14:34 BST 2001


Mark Blackman <tmb at maddog.u-net.com> wrote:

> I'd also be interested in knowing if they expose these RFC1918
> addresses via ICMP (i.e. traceroute) to other external networks.
> The whole point of that RFC is to *hide* private network addresses,
> but a traceroute will usually bring it out.

Possibly, I get a '*' as below, but this could be for any number
of reasons, not just an unroutable RFC1918 address:

% traceroute -q 1 gw.home.xciv.org
traceroute to gw.home.xciv.org (62.30.134.168), 64 hops max, 40 byte packets
 1  gw-195-82-119.core.lon-sw6.mailbox.net.uk (195.82.119.1)  0.548 ms
 2  sw6-gw-fe.core.lon-th1.mailbox.net.uk (195.82.97.1)  1.216 ms
 3  docgw4-gw.netkonect.net (194.164.1.53)  1.771 ms
 4  docgw3-gw.netkonect.net (194.62.47.1)  1.633 ms
 5  e31-gw1-uk.cableinet.net (195.66.224.34)  1.474 ms
 6  ATM4-HSD-GSR-LINX.cableinet.net (194.117.140.10)  2.239 ms
 7  194.117.140.141 (194.117.140.141)  18.952 ms
 8  *
 9  ubr03-nm.blueyonder.co.uk (62.30.112.156)  29.538 ms
10  pc-62-30-134-168-nm.blueyonder.co.uk (62.30.134.168)  39.64 ms !A

-Paul-




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