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Re: Vulnerability in TCP
From: Fernando Gont <fernando.gont () gmail com>
Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2010 05:11:41 -0300
On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 10:14 PM, <Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu> wrote:
The problem was known for a long time before that:
R.T. Morris, "A Weakness in the 4.2BSD UNIX TCP/IP Software",
CSTR 117, 1985, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ.
Any vendor still botching it in 2010 deserves to be mocked mercilessly.
FWIW, CPNI (http://www-cpni.gov.uk) published a very thorough technical
report on TCP security:
An the IETF is currently workin on a RFC version of it:
http://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-ietf-tcpm-tcp-security-01.txt . This one is
the original IETF individual submission, which contains those sections that
have not yet been commited to the IETF-adopted one:
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