[CentOS] Socket behavior change from 6.5 to 6.6

Wed Jan 21 18:14:51 UTC 2015
Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>

On 01/21/2015 09:38 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> If you can change the client, and you want to keep essentially
> re-using the same socket after a reboot

Not the same socket, but the same client port number.

> , can't you simply send a RST
> on it when starting up

I don't think so.  That would also be a packet injection attack, and I'm 
mostly certain the application would need to use a sequence number that 
matched up with the open socket.