[mythtv-users] Mythbackend Service not starting up after 0.25 upgrade
lunchtimelarry at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 02:10:07 UTC 2012
On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 9:54 PM, Zarthan South <zarthan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> It is less confusing to everyone if you just XXX out the middle two
>>> octets as in 192.XXX.XXX.15
>> I don't see any reason to obscure a NATed IP address. Does this present
>> some sort of vulnerability or risk?
> While an internal NATed address isn't a vulnerability in itself it is a
> piece of information that can be used when mounting an attack. If you
> always use the XXX to block out a NATed address you won't forget when you
> post that type information from work where it can be used. The poster
> obviously wanted to conceal their address hence my suggestion.
Yeah, I was just trying to understand how a NATed address could be used, as
you say, by an attacker.
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