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Re: tomorrow's 0.37

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-01-24 07:20:20 CET

kfogel@collab.net writes:
> to Do The Right Thing. So I think this is worth having. (I'm not
> sure I agree with the DoS claim in STATUS, because the DoS attack is
> still there -- all the attacker has to do is not shut down the socket.
> But it's still a stupid bug with ugly server-side consequences.)

Looking at issue #1709, it seems that in some environments, there
really is a DoS attack unique to r8463. In Greg Stein's words from
the issue: "Without the network I/O present to throttle the CPU, it
takes all it can."

So this fix is even more important than I said :-).

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