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Processing of IP Security/Compartment and Precedence Information by TCP

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Fernando Gont
Last updated 2012-09-30 (Latest revision 2012-03-29)
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This document discusses the security and interoperability problems that may arise as a result of the processing of IP security/ compartment and precedence information by TCP. Additionally, it formally updates RFC 793 such that these issues are mitigated.


Fernando Gont

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