>From: Tim Bass[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>Sent: Friday, October 04, 1996 7:58 AM
>Cc: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
>Subject: Re: TCP SYN attacks
>> My preferred approach is to not even have to store state on any
>> of the embryonic connections. And to implement the fix on all
>> of my hosts. And customers can implement it in a firewall, if
>> they choose (and have boxes which can't be fixed: Win95, NT, Macs, ...).
Did you mean to state that these boxes can't be fixed (hardened against
SYN attacks) by you?
My statements are my own and not of the Microsoft Corp.
If I had Win95 or NT source I suppose I could harden them w/out
a SYN-handling proxy...
Ditto for MacOS (if that's what it's called).