Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Stop requiring remote address to match during path validation (#2637)

Eric Kinnear <> Wed, 01 May 2019 20:51 UTC

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Stop requiring remote address to match during path validation (#2637)
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erickinnear commented on this pull request.

> @@ -1714,12 +1714,6 @@ meets the following criteria:
   acknowledgment for a packet containing a PATH_CHALLENGE frame is not adequate
   validation, since the acknowledgment can be spoofed by a malicious peer.
-- It was sent from the same remote address to which the corresponding
-  PATH_CHALLENGE was sent. If a PATH_RESPONSE frame is received from a different
-  remote address than the one to which the PATH_CHALLENGE was sent, path
-  validation is considered to have failed, even if the data matches that sent in
 - It was received on the same local address from which the corresponding
   PATH_CHALLENGE was sent.

Makes sense, thanks! Will add.

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