Linux flaw allows hijacking web connections

Categories international reports, Linux, Protocols

According to the (www.securityweek.com), researchers from the University of California, Riverside and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory discovered that a Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) specification implemented in Linux creates a vulnerability that can be exploited to terminate connections and conduct data injection attacks by  using an attack method that allows a blind, off-path attacker to intercept TCP-based connections between two hosts on the Internet.

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