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Re: Vulnerabilities in Synchronous IPC Designs

From: Espen Skoglund
Subject: Re: Vulnerabilities in Synchronous IPC Designs
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2003 22:44:00 +0200

[Marcus Brinkmann]
> For DoS attack examination, one also has to take into account that
> what you say is an exceptional event can be provoked by the client
> reliably.  So one has to ensure that even the exceptional even does
> not have any negative impact on the server in an asymmetric trust
> model.

Sure.  For the particular case we have been discussing---i.e., the
server specifies a zero xfer timeout---only the client itself will
suffer from provoking such exceptions.


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