RFC 6274

Security Assessment of the Internet Protocol Version 4, July 2011

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6274.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
F. Gont
Stream:
IETF
Source:
opsec (ops)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC6274

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Abstract

This document contains a security assessment of the IETF specifications of the Internet Protocol version 4 and of a number of mechanisms and policies in use by popular IPv4 implementations. It is based on the results of a project carried out by the UK's Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI). This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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