[aprssig] APRS-IS: frames bypassing server filter
tapr at noseynick.com
Thu Jul 16 00:18:25 EDT 2020
Heikki Hannikainen wrote:
> As such I'm not a great fan of the UDP submission method due to the
> inherent security issues of UDP one-way flows (they can be spoofed
> since there's no 3-way handshake), and the classic UDP joke about the
> other person not getting it.
I always thought the WHOLE POINT of UDP submission was the admission
that it's fairly prone to spoofing, poorly/unauthenticated,
unacknowledged without higher layer mechanisms, susceptible to packet
loss, and inherently insecure, ALMOST EXACTLY like the RF medium we're
getting the packets from. :-p
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