A New Attack on Link-State Database in Open Shortest Path First Routing Protocol
Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Volume 3, Issue 2-1, March 2015, Pages: 39-45
Received: Dec. 10, 2014; Accepted: Dec. 13, 2014; Published: Dec. 30, 2014
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Esmail Kaffashi, Information Technology and Computer Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran
Ahmad Madadi Mousavi, Information Technology and Computer Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran
Hamid Rezaei Rahvard, Pardazeshgaran Gam Aval, Mashhad, Iran
Sahar Hemmatian Bojnordi, Industrial department, University of Applied Science, SID Bojnourd Center, Bojnourd, Iran
Forough Khademsadegh, Information Technology and Computer Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran
Soheila Amirian, Information Technology and Computer Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran
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Abstract
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocol known as interior gateway of routing protocol is a major competitor for Cisco's EIGRP of a special routing protocol. Most attacks on this protocol are based on LSA fake router which the attacker has control over it. These attacks can affect the part of the routing domain or cause severe damage based on the strategic location of the router in the AS to bring domain routing. Attacks that cause much damage to a network security mechanism and enables fight-back will not have effect on routing domain. In this paper we will describe an attack that can arbitrarily change the routing domain routing table with harmfully threats without fight back mechanism enabled.
Keywords
Security, Routing Protocols, Link-State, OSPF, New Attack
To cite this article
Esmail Kaffashi, Ahmad Madadi Mousavi, Hamid Rezaei Rahvard, Sahar Hemmatian Bojnordi, Forough Khademsadegh, Soheila Amirian, A New Attack on Link-State Database in Open Shortest Path First Routing Protocol, Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Special Issue: Research and Practices in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in Developing Countries. Vol. 3, No. 2-1, 2015, pp. 39-45. doi: 10.11648/j.jeee.s.2015030201.19
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