[rfc-dist] RFC 5927 on ICMP Attacks against TCP

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        RFC 5927

        Title:      ICMP Attacks against TCP 
        Author:     F. Gont
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       July 2010
        Mailbox:    fernando at gont.com.ar
        Pages:      36
        Characters: 87744
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tcpm-icmp-attacks-12.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5927.txt

This document discusses the use of the Internet Control Message
Protocol (ICMP) to perform a variety of attacks against the
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP).  Additionally, this document
describes a number of widely implemented modifications to TCP's
handling of ICMP error messages that help to mitigate these issues. 
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is
published for informational purposes.

This document is a product of the TCP Maintenance and Minor Extensions Working Group of the IETF.


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