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SubjectRe: tcp vulnerability? haven't seen anything on it here...
Date writes:

> Not quite. With a SYN you have to respond with exactly the same sequence
> number as attacking host in order to establish connection. With RST, your
> sequence number needs to be +- rwin in order to kill the connection. That
> significantly reduces search space.

Don't forget that you can tear down a connection by sending a SYN in
the correct window as well.

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