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Re: Framing and control-frame continuations

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:51:30 +0000
To: Roland Zink <roland@zinks.de>
cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <54503.1360169490@critter.freebsd.dk>
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In message <51127A56.4080602@zinks.de>, Roland Zink writes:
>On 06.02.2013 16:24, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> And just how big do you forsee an controlframe being able to get ? 
>If you want to attack a server this can be any size. For example I have 
>seen a 90k URL.

And being given the length up front, what is the problem for the
server in detecting the DoS and handling it appropriately ?

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