Re: [PATCH] tcp: sysctl to disable TCP simultaneous connect

From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Fri Feb 15 2013 - 00:31:07 EST

Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> The patch would not break it -- it defaults the sysctl to staying enabled.
> If you mean the documentation should be updated, sure, that's easy to do.
> David: I know you aren't a fan of this patch, but I'd like to try to
> convince you. :) This leaves the feature enabled and add a toggle for
> systems (like Chrome OS) that don't want to risk this DoS at all.
> There are so very many other toggle, I don't see why this one would be
> a problem to add.

Chrome OS has no plans to implement webrtc? Last I had read that
support had been added to the release versions of Chrome, and was in the
development builds of firefox. I really don't belive that there are
many systems that don't intend to run a web browser.


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