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CAPEC-594: Traffic Injection

Traffic Injection
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Attack Pattern ID: 594
Abstraction: Meta
Status: Draft
Completeness: Stub
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+ Summary

An adversary injects traffic into the targets connection. The attacker is therefore able to degrade or disrupt the connection, and potentially modify the content. This is not a flooding attack, as the attacker is not focusing on exhausting resources. Instead, he is crafting a specific input to affect the system in a particular way.

+ Attack Prerequisites
  • The target application must permit raw socket connections.

+ Attack Motivation-Consequences
ScopeTechnical ImpactNote
DoS: crash / exit / restart
+ Content History
Seamus Tuohy2017-01-03External_Submission

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