Clarifications on the D-Bus specification

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at
Fri Dec 10 12:08:49 PST 2010

On Fri, 10 Dec 2010 20:52:40 +0100, Thiago Macieira <thiago at> wrote:
> The other thing is protection against an attack vector -- an exploit
> by recursion. If the protection is by applying one of the limits,
> then let's use it.

The specification does not specify any limits on variant recursion, that I
can find. So it's not a matter of applying a limit that was not applied
this far. It's a first matter of adding a new limit to the protocol - if it
is needed anyhow.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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