Re: TCP windows shrinking
Previously Noah L. Meyerhans wrote:
> The IP address, obviously, has been replaced with x's here. I haven't
> ever seen the message before.
You should never get one.
> Might this be an attempt at something like that? Might this merely have been
> a packet that got horribly mangled somewhere on the internet, completely
Unlikely, it would have failed on a checksum check then. It looks like
a really silly DoS attack by trying to cause resource starvation by
using extremely large TCP windows.
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