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Possible abuse against IPv6 transition technologies

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Jun-ichiro Itoh
Last updated 2000-07-12
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The document talks about possible abuse of IPv6 transition technologies, which may lead to denial-of-service (DoS) attacks and other problems. IPv6 transition technologies, namely IPv6 over IPv4 tunnelling specifications and some others, have room for abuse by malicious parties. Detailed descriptions and possible workarounds are supplied.


Jun-ichiro Itoh

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