lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Fri, 10 Jun 2011 11:39:33 -0500
From:	Charles Bearden <Charles.F.Bearden@....tmc.edu>
To:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
CC:	<netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: TCP keepalives ignored by kernel when the contain timestamps

On 06/10/2011 11:17 AM, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> Le vendredi 10 juin 2011 à 11:07 -0500, Charles Bearden a écrit :
>
>> You are correct: the checksums in the keepalives are broken, though they are
>> correct in the other segments from the Win2008 server. I have updated the pastes
>> linked to above with 'tcpdump -v' output. I apologize for missing that problem
>> the first time around.
>
> Hmm, maybe its OK : If checksums are offloaded to NIC, tcpdump 'lies'
> telling checksum is not OK, since tcpdump get a copy of the packet
> before being handled by the NIC.
>
> You should take a tcpdump on the receiving machine (the machine that
> apparently doesnt react to the keepalive probes)

I should have made this clear before: these dumps were captured on the machine 
that is ignoring the keepalives ("Ubuntu.host" in the dumps) from the other host 
("Win200[38].host" in the dumps). If I understand tcp checksum offloading 
correctly, it wouldn't play a role here.


Download attachment "smime.p7s" of type "application/pkcs7-signature" (5168 bytes)

Powered by blists - more mailing lists