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Date:   Sat, 17 Oct 2020 00:00:03 +0000
To:     Eric Dumazet <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] icmp: randomize the global rate limiter


This patch was applied to netdev/net.git (refs/heads/master):

On Thu, 15 Oct 2020 11:42:00 -0700 you wrote:
> From: Eric Dumazet <>
> Keyu Man reported that the ICMP rate limiter could be used
> by attackers to get useful signal. Details will be provided
> in an upcoming academic publication.
> Our solution is to add some noise, so that the attackers
> no longer can get help from the predictable token bucket limiter.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [net] icmp: randomize the global rate limiter

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