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RE: IE sp2 and Mozilla Firefox DoS.
From: "ALD, Aditya, Aditya Lalit Deshmukh" <aditya.deshmukh () online gateway expertworks net>
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2004 02:50:50 +0530


Both Firefox & IE supports decompression method 'gzip'
ie. an extended request header named
HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING like 
HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING=gzip,deflate 


By this way, the file can be kept around few kilobytes
in the server and delivered easily. I wonder, why
such... simple issue went un-noticed to everyone for
years... 


Dear bipin, 

Good observation ! Works for me on mozilla 1.7.5 also on win2k sp4 and all
other patches 

But Is this not a small issue that can happen to kind of data? .... 3.5 mb
of data as a pic image or a pic with very high width will also do the same
and there will certainly be more of such doss` 

-aditya



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