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[lwip-devel] [bug #24596] Vulnerability on faulty TCP options length

From: Simon Goldschmidt
Subject: [lwip-devel] [bug #24596] Vulnerability on faulty TCP options length
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 12:20:38 +0000
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Follow-up Comment #3, bug #24596 (project lwip):

> On the other hand it is a good idea (especially in our scenario)
> to just ignore the wrong parts and accept the rest of the packet
> to increase the robustness.

The main reason for doing so is smaller code, I guess... I'd still vote for
discarding malformed packets, but that's not really related to fixing this


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