RFC 1858

Security Considerations for IP Fragment Filtering, October 1995

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc1858.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Updated by:
RFC 3128
Authors:
G. Ziemba
D. Reed
P. Traina
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC1858

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Abstract

IP fragmentation can be used to disguise TCP packets from IP filters used in routers and hosts. This document describes two methods of attack as well as remedies to prevent them. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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