Fwd: regarding setup of a honeypot in restricted environment Nov 25 2008 05:11AM
dharm (dharm910 gmail com)
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From: dharm <dharm910 (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]>
Date: Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 10:36 AM
Subject: Re: regarding setup of a honeypot in restricted environment
To: Jesper Jurcenoks <jesper.jurcenoks (at) netvigilance (dot) com [email concealed]>
Cc: "Bhatnagar, Mayank" <mbhatnagar (at) ipolicynetworks (dot) com [email concealed]>,
"honeypots (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]" <honeypots (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]>

Hello mayank ,
According to my understanding the scenario which
you are assuming need to have access to DSL or to the Proxy so that
the external traffic can be forwarded to the internal address.
OR if you dont have the access to the proxy or dsl router , in this
case you can try

1.MAC spoofing of the Public Interface ( so that outgoing traffic can
be captured )
2.Dynamic IP address wont make any difference as once compromised it
will be traced by the attacker for further move .
3. In case you still feel to have a honeypot having public interface ,
then you really have to ask ISP to give you a static one.

Dharm Dhwaj Singh

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 10:03 PM, Jesper Jurcenoks
<jesper.jurcenoks (at) netvigilance (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:
> Hi Mayank.
> Assuming you have the follwiong setup:
> dsl line without static IP to home/soho office, a honeypot behind the dsl-router (with builtin firewall function), and you can put the Honeyd on a fixed internal IP address.
> Then you can do the following simple honeypot.
> Redirect one of more common TCP and UDP ports to the honeyport and see what random network scannings happens on your firewalls external IP.
> The Average time to infect for a an unpatched Windows XP machine is about 15 minutes, this means that you should see traffic on RPC ports, netbios ports etc. you can also open SMTP for some open relay probing, port 80 for CGI attacks, etc.
> Best Regards
> Jesper Jurcenoks
> www.winhoneyd.com
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> From: listbounce (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed] [mailto:listbounce (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]] On Behalf Of Bhatnagar, Mayank
> Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 3:34 AM
> To: honeypots (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]
> Subject: regarding setup of a honeypot in restricted environment
> Hi,
> I am writing this email to know some of your valuable suggestions as to
> how we can use honeypot in a restricted environment.
> Suppose if I want to install a honeypot in an environment where it
> cannot get a public facing IP but the machine o which honeypot is to be
> installed has an access to Internet
> 1. via another proxy or
> 2. via a DSL hub
> Also, the machine does not have a static IP.
> Now in this kind of environment I foresee that the honeypot client will
> not be able to receive Internet traffic (including scan or attack or
> other malicious binaries propagating..).
> It maybe possible that we receive only broadcast traffic being forwarded
> through the gateway.
> Now, according to us, this is a very limited setup as demanded in a
> normal honeypot setup. Does anyone still feel we can use our honeypot
> for any other better purpose? Are there any other architectural solution
> available to use honeypot concept although not having a static IP and
> not visible on the Internet directly?
> Any help/discussion on the same is most welcome.
> Thanks & Regards,
> Mayank
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