[sclug] [bristol] OT: Android 1.5 TCP options ordering bug

Alex Butcher lug at assursys.co.uk
Tue Feb 2 15:49:55 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2 Feb 2010, Alex Butcher wrote:

> On Tue, 2 Feb 2010, Martin Summers wrote:
>> Clutching at straws here - is there a tool (similar to iptables ?)
>> which you can use to strip out some of your TCP options  and make it a
>> bit more "compliant" ?
> Great minds! That was one of the things I googled last night - to see if
> netfilter has TCP options rewriting/normalisation. I couldn't find anything.
> That'd certainly work for home, but it's dirtier than NAT/PAT. :-)

I've found what should be a partial workaround; ProxySurf is an Android
browser that allows a proxy to be configured and used, unlike the default
browser. It doesn't help for non-home locations or with any IP applications
other than the browser, but it's a start...

>> Martin
> Cheers,
> Alex

Best Regards,

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