NAME

gnutls_record_set_max_empty_records - API function

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

void gnutls_record_set_max_empty_records(gnutls_session_t session, const unsigned int i);

ARGUMENTS

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.

DESCRIPTION

Used 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.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bugs [at] gnutls.org>.
Home page: http://www.gnutls.org

COPYRIGHT

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Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification, are permitted in any medium without royalty provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved.

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the /usr/share/doc/gnutls/ directory does not contain the HTML form visit
http://www.gnutls.org/manual/