[gnutls-devel] GnuTLS | ext/record_size_limit: distinguish sending and receiving limits (!985)

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Mon Apr 29 13:56:06 CEST 2019

Hubert Kario (@mention me if you need reply) commented on a discussion: https://gitlab.com/gnutls/gnutls/merge_requests/985#note_165162747

> > what about a test case that uses tlslite-ng server to test against a client and server that advertises 64 byte limit?

> I am not sure what you mean. This MR is about asymmetricity, not about supporting smaller limits.

but gnutls does default to 2^14+1, so a server that replies with a lower value, will force that asymmetricity; also as we discussed, if the server does reply with 64, the client has only two options: comply or abort connection, it can't retroactively un-negotiate the extension

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