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RE: PPPoE + Switch sniffing
From: "Murda Mcloud" <murdamcloud () bigpond com>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2006 13:55:30 +1000

Hi Carlos,
You said that we have seen another Access concentrator-where did you see it
and how could you tell? Switches should make sniffing harder, not
easier-simply because of port to MAC mapping and only directing traffic via
MAC. Does it look like the NIC of the dodgy 'concentrator' and the NIC of
your 'client' are connected to the same switch/segment?
If it has same MAC address then it's some kind of spoofing going unless
there is a mistake.

How did you configure the switches?



-----Original Message-----
From: Carlos de Oliveira [mailto:carlos.oliv () gmail com] 
Sent: Friday, July 28, 2006 4:38 AM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: PPPoE + Switch sniffing

Hello friends,

As a manager of my network, I am woried of security. Recently we
changed the HUB's for switch's in hope that we get more securitty.

In a few days ago, we have seeing another Access concentrator in our
network sending PADO's to the clients that wanted to connect.

This access concentrator have the same MAC address of one of my clients.

I would like to know what do you think that could be?
I've searched google for this, but I didn't found any attack baseed on
PPPoE + switch.
Could this other access concentrator be trying to give connection to
some of my clients just to sniff their connection?

Thanks,
Carlos.

-- 
http://users.urbi.com.br/carlos_oliv

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