A note about 3rd party bombing in Mobile IPv6

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Mobile IPv6 introduces some new kinds of reflection attacks, as known as 3rd party bombing. This memo analyses these attacks and makes some recommendations: the goal is to avoid anything, including in new optimized mechanisms, which can make the life of bad guys easier.


Francis Dupont (Francis.Dupont@enst-bretagne.fr)

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