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I-D ACTION:draft-dattathrani-tcp-ip-security-01.txt



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	Title		: Measures to prevent security attacks in TCP/IP
	Author(s)	: M. Dattathrani
	Filename	: draft-dattathrani-tcp-ip-security-01.txt
	Pages		: 10
	Date		: 2003-2-21
	
The security problems in the internet are due to inherent problems in
the TCP/IP stack. The purpose of this draft is to brief on some of 
the measures to prevent security attacks in TCP/IP network, by 
changing some of the ways in which the TCP/IP protocol stack works. 
The security attacks which are addressed in this draft are:
1) ARP(Address Resolution Protocol) spoofing and MAC address cloning
2) TCP Initial sequence number prediction
This version offers backward compatibility with cards that do not 
support the security features mentioned in this draft. In view of 
this, changes have been made to section 2.3 and a new section 
(Section 2.4) has been added.

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