Re: tcp vulnerability? haven't seen anything on it here...

From: Florian Weimer
Date: Thu Apr 22 2004 - 09:00:04 EST

jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> OTOH, long lived BGP sessions are affected assuming you are going across
> hostile path to your peer.

Hostile path is not required. Not at all. 8-(

And it's not BGP specific. You might be able to use this attack to
split IRC networks, too. However, it's a bit harder in this case
because IRC servers usually use more random source ports.

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