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TCP Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

Fabian Yamaguchi

The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is one of the fundamental protocols used in today's communication networks. Recently, there has been an increased discussion on possible Denial of Service attacks against TCP-based services, which has largely been triggered by the partial disclosure of several vulnerabilities by the security company Outpost24. This talk will present several TCP vulnerabilities in an attempt to find out just what they found.