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RFC 4601, "Protocol Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode (PIM-SM): Protocol Specification (Revised)", August 2006

Note: This RFC has been obsoleted by RFC 7761

Note: This RFC has been updated by RFC 5059, RFC 5796, RFC 6226

Source of RFC: pim (rtg)

Errata ID: 1199
Status: Held for Document Update
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Maren Peasley
Date Reported: 2007-12-21
Held for Document Update by: Adrian Farrel
Date Held: 2009-08-26

Section 6.4 says:

   There are a number of possible denial-of-service attacks against PIM
   that can be caused by generating false PIM protocol messages or even
   by generating data false traffic.

It should say:

See notes.


What does “or even by generating data false traffic” mean?

[Adrian Farrel] Clearly "or even by generating false data traffic."

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