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IETF RFC 5095

Deprecation of Type 0 Routing Headers in IPv6

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Organization: IETF
Publication Date: 1 December 2007
Status: active
Page Count: 7
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The functionality provided by IPv6's Type 0 Routing Header can be exploited in order to achieve traffic amplification over a remote path for the purposes of generating denial-of-service traffic. This document updates the IPv6 specification to deprecate the use of IPv6 Type 0 Routing Headers, in light of this security concern.

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IETF RFC 5095
December 1, 2007
Deprecation of Type 0 Routing Headers in IPv6
The functionality provided by IPv6's Type 0 Routing Header can be exploited in order to achieve traffic amplification over a remote path for the purposes of generating denial-of-service traffic. This...

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