Mitigation against IPv6 Router Advertisements flooding

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Author S Moonesamy 
Last updated 2014-06-22 (latest revision 2013-12-19)
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An IPv6 Router Advertisements flooding attack can cause a node to consume all CPU resources available making the system unusable and unresponsive. This document recommends some configurable variables as a mitigation against an IPv6 Router Advertisements flooding attack.


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