Security implications of Network Address Translators (NATs)

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This document analyzes the security implications of Network Address Translators (NATs). It neither deprecates nor encourages the use of NATs, but rather aims to raise awareness about their security implications, and possible implementation approaches to improve their security.


Fernando Gont (
Pyda Srisuresh (

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