cvs commit: src/sys/netinet tcp_input.c tcp_var.h

Mike Silbersack silby at
Sun Apr 25 20:00:25 PDT 2004

On Sun, 25 Apr 2004, Mike Silbersack wrote:

> silby       2004/04/25 19:56:31 PDT
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/netinet          tcp_input.c tcp_var.h
>   Log:
>   Tighten up reset handling in order to make reset attacks as difficult as
>   possible while maintaining compatibility with the widest range of TCP stacks.

I'm going to let this settle in -current for a little while before MFCing
it.  Note that we're still vulnerable to reset attacks which use SYN
packets, so there's little benefit to a quick MFC anyway. <g>

Discussion on how to deal with the SYN reset attack is still ongoing.

Mike "Silby" Silbersack

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