Re: router for firewall on home PC?

From: NeoSadist (neos@dist)
Date: 12/04/02


From: "NeoSadist" <neos@dist>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 05:49:29 -0700


"David" <davidwnh@adelphia.net> wrote in message
news:UPbH9.24122$kO5.4601176@news1.news.adelphia.net...
> I wonder how widespread this Linksys SPI issue is? The posts I have seen
> regarding this problem have been regarding their routers that have
wireless
> AP functionality. I have a somewhat similar router without the wireless AP
> functionality and there has been no new firmware issued (or vulnerability
> notes for that matter) since the SPI issue arose. So I wonder if the
problem
> is limited to their routers that have wireless AP functionality. Is there
> anyone here that has a linksys router model that does not have wireless
> capabilities that has a recent firmware upgrade that specifically
addressed
> the SPI issue or rids the SPI functionality which had been previously
> included? And if so which model?
>
> Enquiring minds want to know :)
>
> > Sorry Neo the SPI is not that good on the Linksys routers I got it from
> the
> > horse's mouth (Linksys) that they are having lots of issue with it. In
> fact,
> > SPI is disabled on my BEFW11S4 v1 router and it disappeared on the v2
and
> > firmware 1.43, which is being used on a lot of Linksys products.
> >
>
>

Yeah, I wonder how widespread it is too, since I've heard absolutely nothing
about it in the first place.