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A peer opening a large number of connections could cause a DOS issue #434

yaronyg opened this issue Jan 12, 2016 · 0 comments


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yaronyg commented Jan 12, 2016

We fire an event every time a peer opens a connection and authenticates. In theory if a peer tried to open a huge number of connections this could cause a DOS attack. Of course an easier attack is to open one connection and start shoving down a bunch of data. But still.

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