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Luis Ressel aranea at aixah.de
Sun Nov 5 00:01:22 CET 2017

On Sat, 4 Nov 2017 14:25:28 -0700
Markus Woschank <markus.woschank at gmail.com> wrote:

> While searching for arguments I realised that wireguard will allow a
> peer to connect with a different IP from the one set in the
> configuration.
> Not sure if this is the best behaviour (I understand that the peer
> needs to know the secret key, anyway not sure).

Yes, wg does this. It's a deliberate design decision which is important
to supporting roaming peers.

This is not a security problem. Since wg uses UDP as a transport
protocol, source IPs can be trivially forged by an attacker; therefore
checking source IPs wouldn't add any real value.

Luis Ressel
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