[JDEV] roster size limitations

Jens Alfke jens at mac.com
Mon Sep 17 13:05:21 CDT 2001


On Monday, September 17, 2001, at 10:23 AM, temas wrote:

> The open source server is compiled with a 500k limit on a single xmlnode
> (a single tag), but this is a compile time limit.

If you were to hit that limit, would the server behave gracefully 
(closing the connection), or could it possibly crash or get its memory 
corrupted? If the latter, this would provide for a very easy attack on 
jabberd...

—Jens
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