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Security Assessment of the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)

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Author Fernando Gont
Last updated 2009-02-20
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This document contains a security assessment of the IETF specifications of the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), and of a number of mechanisms and policies in use by popular TCP implementations. It is based on the results of a project carried out by the UK's Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI).


Fernando Gont

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