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From "Brandon Williams (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CASSANDRA-8113) Gossip should ignore generation numbers too far in the future
Date Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:47:36 GMT

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Brandon Williams commented on CASSANDRA-8113:
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bq. Depending on what you think a "too far in the future" value is

I was thinking we could just take current time + one year.

> Gossip should ignore generation numbers too far in the future
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CASSANDRA-8113
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-8113
>             Project: Cassandra
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Core
>            Reporter: Richard Low
>
> If a node sends corrupted gossip, it could set the generation numbers for other nodes
to arbitrarily large values. This is dangerous since one bad node (e.g. with bad memory) could
in theory bring down the cluster. Nodes should refuse to accept generation numbers that are
too far in the future.



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