August 31, 2007

Apple AirPort Can Be Grounded with IP Header Hole

It's long been known these routing headers can be used in IPv4 to crazily bounce network packets back and forth between hops on their route, potentially causing denial of service. The fact that they can be exploited in exactly the same way in the "next-generation" Internet protocolââ¬âIPv6ââ¬âmeans that developers just never learned their lesson, security people have long said.

Link: eWeek

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