Re: packets with syn/fin vs pf_norm.c
From: Jesper Wallin (jesper_at_ifconfig.se)
Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2005 23:56:39 +0200 To: Garrett Wollman <email@example.com>
Garrett Wollman wrote:
><<On Sun, 03 Jul 2005 00:06:37 +0200, Jesper Wallin <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
>>First of all, I know that not dropping SYN/FIN isn't really a big deal, it
>>just makes no sense. But since it doesn't make any sense, I don't see
>>the reason why not to discard them.
>Perhaps because you are under the erroneous impression that such
>packets are nonsensical.
That might be the case yeah.. Yet, if I have TCP_DROP_SYNFIN in my
sysctrl net.inet.tcp.drop_synfin set to 1, shouldn't it drop all SYN/FIN
matter how my firewall is configured?
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