On Fri, 13 Sep 1996, Paul Ferguson wrote:
> Date: Fri, 13 Sep 1996 13:04:19 -0400
> From: Paul Ferguson <pferguso @
> To: Steve Simmons <scs @
> Cc: firewalls @
> Subject: Re: SYN floods - possible solution?(update)
> At 11:41 AM 9/13/96 -0400, Steve Simmons wrote:
> >Yes, if you record the source address you solve this problem.
> Please explain to me how this will solve the problem is the
> source address is non-existent or unreachable.
... or even if it's a pretty legitimate host and it is
up, but a) it's source address is forged, b) the host
itself leaves in some deep corner of the globe
under slow links.
> - paul
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