[Bitcoin-development] 0.7 merge recommendations/status

Pieter Wuille pieter.wuille at gmail.com
Sat Mar 31 11:08:47 UTC 2012

On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 12:54:02PM +0200, Pieter Wuille wrote:
> Something else was suggested by Jeff: what if a node accidentally connects to itself?
> As we're moving towards multiple local addresses with IPv6, the chances for this
> become larger. Finally, there are always extra risks involved, as we could unknowingly
> be opening DoS or others vulnerabilities.

My mistake: I mean two nodes connecting twice to eachother. There is already protection
against a node connecting to itself.


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