Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#32 closed defect (fixed)

ConEx as an attack vector

Reported by: rbriscoe@… Owned by: bob.briscoe@…
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: abstract-mech Version:
Severity: In WG Last Call Keywords:


Raised by Benoit Claise (also by Ron Bonica) during IESG review:

  • 6. Security.

Am I able to send a message (from my own IP address) with an IPv6 destination option containing the IP address of my neighbor, so that his packets are slowed down, and I can benefit from the full cable infrastructure? Seems like an important question...

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by rbriscoe@…

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In Security Considerations:
Described attack (and others) and referred to Briscoe's dissertation for analaysis and defences.

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