Re: [tcpm] WG Last Call for ICMP Attacks

Fernando Gont <fernando@gont.com.ar> Thu, 03 September 2009 18:47 UTC

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Subject: Re: [tcpm] WG Last Call for ICMP Attacks
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Hello, Donnald,

Comments inline....


>>>> Grammer and minor correction for elicited: Many TCP
>> implementations
>>>> have incorporated a validation check to make TCP react
>> only to those
>>>> ICMP error messages that appear to have been caused by
>> segments that
>>>> were "in-flight" to the destination system.
>>> Does "elicited" sound bad? (english as a second language
>> here, sorry)
> Not bad there is an implication that I don't think you intended.

That pointed out by Toby?

Thanks again!

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