New ZeroConf Spec

Scott James Remnant scott at
Tue Jul 11 15:03:36 BST 2006

On Mon, 2006-07-10 at 14:24 -0700, Micah J. Cowan wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 10, 2006 at 09:58:58AM +0100, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> > DNS uses UDP which does NOT have this prevention, while the daemon is
> > waiting for a reply, it can receive packets from ANYWHERE.
> This depends a lot on how the programmer does his UDP listening.
Not really; even if you use decent filtering, it's still boringly easy
to forge UDP packets and inject them into the listening application --
there being no sequence number, etc. in the UDP header.

Scott James Remnant
scott at
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