[rfc-dist] RFC 5722 on Handling of Overlapping IPv6 Fragments
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Title: Handling of Overlapping IPv6 Fragments
Author: S. Krishnan
Status: Standards Track
Date: December 2009
Mailbox: suresh.krishnan at ericsson.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-6man-overlap-fragment-03.txt
The fragmentation and reassembly algorithm specified in the base IPv6
specification allows fragments to overlap. This document
demonstrates the security issues associated with allowing overlapping
fragments and updates the IPv6 specification to explicitly forbid
overlapping fragments. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This document is a product of the IPv6 Maintenance Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
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