[gnutls-devel] GnuTLS | gnutls_bye(): what security issues implications does using GNUTLS_SHUT_RDWR vs GNUTLS_SHUT_WR have? (#639)

Development of GNU's TLS library gnutls-devel at lists.gnutls.org
Wed Dec 5 16:24:50 CET 2018

The reason of sending the TLS close alert (bye RDWR), is to be able to detect that no-one in the middle terminated the TCP stream unexpectedly. If you want to terminate the session and you are not interested in receiving further data then using WR is just fine.

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