Subject: Re: random ip_id must be configurable
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
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: firstname.lastname@example.org