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TCP on multicast (Solaris)

When a Solaris box receives an ACK packet from a multicast address
(224/4), it answers with a RST. This was described three years ago as
the "spank" attack by Tim Yardley:

This paper contains several errors, and I am not sure that this is
really dangerous. Linux ignores TCP on multicast. Should Sun fix this?