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Survey of Security Hardening Methods for Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) Implementations

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (tcpm WG)
Expired & archived
Author Fernando Gont
Last updated 2023-06-26 (Latest revision 2012-03-12)
Replaces draft-gont-tcp-security
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state Dead WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This document surveys methods to harden Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) implementations. It provides an overview of known attacks and refers to the corresponding solutions in the TCP standards.


Fernando Gont

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