[Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq security question

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Mon Jan 14 16:42:18 GMT 2008

William Twomey wrote:
> I've successfully spoofed my MAC address in order to obtain a lease in a
> dnsmasq setup where only certain MAC addresses can obtain a lease.
> However, just trying to set a static IP addresses does not seem to work.
> I'm very pleased by this (a more tech-savy user can't just set a static
> IP), but was wondering why?
> Is this due to my iptables setup, or does dnsmasq provide this?

There's nothing in dnsmasq that provides that effect. 	I'm really not
sure what might be going on. Presumably if a host is blocked by iptables
that would block the DHCP too?



> -Will
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