Neighbor Cache Protection in Neighbor Discover Protocol

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In Neighbor Discover Protocol, routers and hosts record the neighbor information in the local Neighbor Cache database. It is vulnerable by malicious attacks. This document analyzes these security threats and proposes a solution, mainly using reverse detection mechanism, to prevent the potential damage.


Sheng Jiang (
Xu Chen (
Chun Liu (

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