IPv6 Firewall on CPEs - Default on or off

Ignatios Souvatzis ignatios at cs.uni-bonn.de
Tue Nov 27 10:30:40 CET 2012

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 01:18:38PM +0100, Mark Townsley wrote:
> As a data point:  The largest residential IPv6 deployment in the
> world. which uses 6rd as well, has not had a firewall in the CPE
> by default since day one (late 2007). They have around 3 million
> subscribers with IPv6 today. So far, no notable attacks that at
> least I am aware of have been attributed to an IPv6-related
> vulnerability.

Another data point: the first Spambot mail I got via IPv6 was from
the French residential IPv6 deployment which happens to use 6rd.


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