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4.2.3.5 Broadcast Request

4.2.3.5 Broadcast Request

A TFTP request directed to a broadcast address SHOULD be silently ignored.

DISCUSSION:

Due to the weak access control capability of TFTP, directed broadcasts of TFTP requests to random networks could create a significant security hole.


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