RFC 3128

Protection Against a Variant of the Tiny Fragment Attack (RFC 1858), June 2001

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RFC 1858
I. Miller

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC3128

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This document discusses how RFC 1858 compliant filters can be vulnerable to a variant of the "Tiny Fragment Attack" described in section 3.1 of the RFC. This document describes the attack and recommends corrective action. This memo provides information for the Internet community.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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