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On Tuesday 03 June 2003 19:45, Ed White wrote:
> On Monday 02 June 2003 21:24, Dries Schellekens wrote:
> > ttl Neither side of the connection is allowed to reduce
> > their IP TTL. An attacker may send a packet such that it reach- es
> > the firewall, affects the firewall state, and expires before
> > reaching the destination host. reassemble tcp will raise the TTL
> > of all packets back up to the highest value seen on the connection.
> This is dangerous.
Newbie question : In what way is this dangerous?