[Full-Disclosure] Raw sockets elimination in Windows XP SP2
From: Edward Ray (support_at_mmicman.com)
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 06:31:00 -0700
Should this topic already have been discussed on FD, my apologies.
IMHO, crippling the TCP/IP stack instead of Fixing a flawed OS is not the
way to do things.
According the Fyodor, author of Nmap, MS did not even implement it properly,
as Nmap v3.55-SP2 has been provided for a workaround.
MS also throttled TCP connections which affects P2P networks. Now that
companies are embracing P2P for their own internal networks, this is another
reason not to upgrade to SP2.
I guess I will have to leave my laptop dual boot for the time being...
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