HEADSUP: arp-v2 has been committed

Vladimir Grebenschikov vova at fbsd.ru
Fri Dec 19 17:04:32 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 15:42 +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 06:34:13 GMT, Qing Li <qingli at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > The arp-v2 changes have been committed into HEAD.
> > Please report problems to me and Kip Macy.

Nice, my host sends arp-reply about other hosts

my host has MAC address 00:19:7d:8c:0b:44:

19:59:39.409151 00:13:e8:d5:0f:63 > ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff, ethertype ARP (0x0806), length 60: arp who-has tell
>> it got broadcast arp request from some host

19:59:39.409163 00:19:7d:8c:0b:44 > 00:13:e8:d5:0f:63, ethertype ARP (0x0806), length 42: arp reply is-at 00:13:e8:d5:0f:63
>> it replies - IP you seeking for is on your MAC address

some OS do put entries based on such bogus arp reply on their arp tables

Looks as serious problem of ARP stack. 

Vladimir B. Grebenschikov
vova at fbsd.ru

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