[rfc-dist] RFC 4732 on Internet Denial-of-Service Considerations

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        RFC 4732

        Title:      Internet Denial-of-Service Considerations 
        Author:     M. Handley, Ed.,
                    E. Rescorla, Ed., IAB
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       December 2006
        Mailbox:    M.Handley at cs.ucl.ac.uk, 
                    ekr at networkresonance.com, 
                    iab at ietf.org
        Pages:      38
        Characters: 91844
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-iab-dos-05.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4732.txt

This document provides an overview of possible avenues for
denial-of-service (DoS) attack on Internet systems.  The aim is to
encourage protocol designers and network engineers towards designs
that are more robust.  We discuss partial solutions that reduce the
effectiveness of attacks, and how some solutions might inadvertently
open up alternative vulnerabilities.  This memo provides information for 
the Internet community.

This document is a product of the Internet Architecture Board.

INFORMATIONAL: This memo provides information for the Internet community. 
It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution
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