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Title : OSPF Security Vulnerabilities Analysis
Author(s) : E. Jones, O. Le Moigne
Filename : draft-ietf-rpsec-ospf-vuln-02.txt
Pages : 28
Date : 2006-6-19
Internet infrastructure protocols were designed at the very early
stages of computer networks when "cyberspace" was still perceived as
a benign environment. As a consequence, malicious attacks were not
considered to be a major risk when these protocols were designed,
leaving today's Internet vulnerable. This paper provides an analysis
of OSPF vulnerabilities that could be exploited to modify the normal
routing process across a single domain together with an assessment of
when internal OSPF mechanisms can or cannot be leveraged to better
secure a domain.
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