Clock slew vulnerability in FreeBSD?

Bnonn bnonn at
Thu Mar 10 18:51:36 PST 2005

Is this technically a vulnerability, or is it just a side-effect of how 
computers operate? I was of the impression that this is quite an 
unavoidable issue, given how it seems to apply to any computer 
regardless of OS, but I haven't researched the issue much myself. 
Interesting question.

Anthony Atkielski wrote:
> How vulnerable is FreeBSD to the recently announced technique for
> individually identifying computers by the clock slew apparent in TCP
> packets?  If it is vulnerable to this, will there be any plans to
> address the vulnerability?

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