[svlug] Dlink and integrated NTP 'oh my'

Don Marti dmarti at zgp.org
Mon Apr 10 13:56:14 PDT 2006


begin Dan Martinez quotation of Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 01:35:45PM -0700:
> Bill Schoolcraft wrote:
> 
> > I would have never thought that NTP would be an integrated part of a
> > NIC but it seems to be the case.
> 
> Not quite. The products in question are not NICs (Network Interface
> Cards) but routers.

Good discussion of the issue here...

http://www.lightbluetouchpaper.org/2006/04/07/when-firmware-attacks-ddos-by-d-link/

Netgear did the same thing to the U. of Wisconsin,
except that they realized their mistake and came to
an understanding quickly.

http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~plonka/netgear-sntp/

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Don Marti                    
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