Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Recommend discarding bad, unauthenticated packets (#2141)

Martin Thomson <> Wed, 09 January 2019 05:01 UTC

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In reviewing this, I've watered this down to MAY.  I don't think that it is a real defense against off-path DoS attacks, because it's relatively easy to construct a packet that will avoid detection until the TLS Finished is validated, but I don't think that it's obviously harmful either.

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