[En-Nut-Discussion] local tcp port randomisation

Ole Reinhardt ole.reinhardt at embedded-it.de
Mon Jul 2 23:54:08 CEST 2012

Hi all,

I would like to bring a question of just ancient times up again:


Any ideas on this?

A customer of me is using this patch, but I'm not sure about it at all. 

a) it has a bug (local port number might overflow) and then would result
in local ports between 1 and 4096

b) I don't see the problem, as the local port is incremented anyway for
each connection.

Does anybody has noticed problems with the current implementation yet?




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