RFC 6013

TCP Cookie Transactions (TCPCT), January 2011

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6013.txt
File formats:
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Status:
HISTORIC (changed from EXPERIMENTAL April 2016)
Obsoleted by:
RFC 7805
Author:
W. Simpson
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC6013

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Abstract

TCP Cookie Transactions (TCPCT) deter spoofing of connections and prevent resource exhaustion, eliminating Responder (server) state during the initial handshake. The Initiator (client) has sole responsibility for ensuring required delays between connections. The cookie exchange may carry data, limited to inhibit amplification and reflection denial of service attacks. This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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