Subject: Re: random ip_id must be configurable
To: None <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/13/2003 00:32:18
> 	based on nmap OS fingerprint database, freebsd randomizes ip_id.
> 	also you see even quite a few embedded products (like small broadband
> 	router) randomizes ip_id.  why we can't do it for netbsd.

Do they randomize them? or just count in odd fashion?

I don't actually know the tests that nmap is doing, but 'count XOR 0xaaaa'
would (probably) show up as random.


David Laight: