The BGP TTL Security Hack (BTSH)

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Authors Vijay Gill  , John Heasley  , David Meyer 
Last updated 2003-05-29
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The BGP TTL Security Hack (BTSH) is designed to protect the BGP [RFC1771] infrastructure from CPU-utilization based attacks. While BTSH is most effective in protecting directly connected BGP peers, it can also provide a lower level of protection to multi-hop sessions.


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