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Defending Against Sequence Number Attacks

Bellovin, Steven Michael

IP spoofing attacks based on sequence number spoofing have become a serious threat on the Internet (CERT Advisory CA-95:01). While ubiquitous crypgraphic authentication is the right answer, we propose a simple modification to TCP implementations that should be a very substantial block to the current wave of attacks.

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Academic Units
Computer Science
Publisher
Internet Engineering Task Force
Series
RFC, 1948
Published Here
June 30, 2010