Subject: Re: erroneous ack packet, ideas please?
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/10/1997 17:15:15
Andrew Brown writes:
> solaris 2.3 and 2.4 had something called tcp_eager_listeners which was
> (i believe) implemented as a system-wide setting to affect tcp
> connections.  what it did was cause the accept() call to return after
> receipt of the initial syn packet, not after the entire three-way
> handshake had completed.

Great. That will make SYN attacks even more effective at crippling