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

From: David S. Miller
Date: Thu Apr 22 2004 - 13:41:19 EST

On Thu, 22 Apr 2004 07:35:54 -0400 (EDT)
"Richard B. Johnson" <root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Has anybody checked to see what Linux does if it receives a
> RST to the broadcast address? It would be a shame if all
> connections were dropped!

int tcp_v4_rcv(struct sk_buff *skb)
if (skb->pkt_type != PACKET_HOST)
goto discard_it;

Packets which are multicast or broadcast do not get marked
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