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Security Implications of IPv6 on IPv4 Networks

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Fernando Gont
Last updated 2013-01-14 (Latest revision 2012-08-21)
Replaced by RFC 7123
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-opsec-ipv6-implications-on-ipv4-nets
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document discusses the security implications of native IPv6 support and IPv6 transition/co-existence technologies on "IPv4-only" networks, and describes possible mitigations for the aforementioned issues.


Fernando Gont

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