RE: [Full-Disclosure] OT microsoft "feature"
From: Rainer Gerhards (rgerhards_at_hq.adiscon.com)
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 18:46:15 +0200
VAX VMS, if you know it, does exactly the same (as usual). And - shock -
look at this:
Pinging 0x10.010.10.10 [126.96.36.199] with 32 bytes of data:
Isn't that shocking? ;)
PS: I once had a collague who loved to order things. He made all
addresses with 3-digit pairs and introduced leading zeros. I won't
forget the expression on his face when I told him why his hard work
didn't work well ;)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sacha J. Bernstein [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 3:59 PM
> To: Davide Del Vecchio; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] OT microsoft "feature"
> The leading zero specifies that the number following is
> octal. This is
> expected behavior, and you will find that Solaris, FreeBSD,
> and Solaris all
> act exactly the same.
> --On Friday, April 16, 2004 15:14:24 +0200 Davide Del Vecchio
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > I`m sorry for the OT,
> > Anyone has a good explaination for this ?
> > Windows XP Professional SP1
> > C:\>ping 010.010.010.010
> > Esecuzione di Ping 010.010.010.010 [188.8.131.52] con 32 byte di dati:
> > Control-C
> > ^C
> > C:\>
> > Obviously if you try the same thing on a *NIX or IOS the "0" is
> > just ignored.
> > It seems like the 0 character implies a modification in the
> IP field..
> > It`s not a bug of the "ping" command, because it "works" on telnet,
> > ftp...
> > d.
> Sacha J. Bernstein
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