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Re: tcp vulnerability? haven't seen anything on it here...

To: alex@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: tcp vulnerability? haven't seen anything on it here...
From: Chris Friesen <cfriesen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 11:42:51 -0400
Cc: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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alex@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

Nevertheless, number of packets to kill the session is still *large* (under "best-case" for attacker, you need to send 2^30 packets)...

I though the whole point of this vulnerability was that you "only" needed to send 64K packets, not 2^30.

Chris

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