RFC 1337

TIME-WAIT Assassination Hazards in TCP, May 1992

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
R. Braden
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC1337

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Abstract

This note describes some theoretically-possible failure modes for TCP connections and discusses possible remedies. In particular, one very simple fix is identified. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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