gnutls_record_set_max_empty_records (3) - Linux Manuals
gnutls_record_set_max_empty_records: API function
NAMEgnutls_record_set_max_empty_records - API function
void gnutls_record_set_max_empty_records(gnutls_session_t session, const unsigned int i);
- gnutls_session_t session
- is a gnutls_session_t structure.
- const unsigned int i
- is the desired value of maximum empty records that can be accepted in a row.
DESCRIPTIONUsed to set the maximum number of empty fragments that can be accepted in a row. Accepting many empty fragments is useful for receiving length-hidden content, where empty fragments filled with pad are sent to hide the real length of a message. However, a malicious peer could send empty fragments to mount a DoS attack, so as a safety measure, a maximum number of empty fragments is accepted by default. If you know your application must accept a given number of empty fragments in a row, you can use this function to set the desired value.
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