Internet Denial-of-Service Considerations, December 2006
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- Updated by:
- RFC 8996
- M. Handley, Ed.
E. Rescorla, Ed.
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This document provides an overview of possible avenues for denial-of-service (DoS) attack on Internet systems. The aim is to encourage protocol designers and network engineers towards designs that are more robust. We discuss partial solutions that reduce the effectiveness of attacks, and how some solutions might inadvertently open up alternative vulnerabilities. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.