TCP SYN attacks

>From: Tim Bass[]
>Sent: Friday, October 04, 1996 7:58 AM
>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, ...).
>> Avi


Did you mean to state that these boxes can't be fixed (hardened against
SYN attacks) by you?

Ted L.

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).