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CAPEC-596: TCP RST Injection

Attack Pattern ID: 596
Abstraction: Detailed
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+ Description
An adversary injects one or more TCP RST packets to a target after the target has made a HTTP GET request. The goal of this attack is to have the target and/or destination web server terminate the TCP connection.
+ Relationships
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ChildOfStandard Attack PatternStandard Attack Pattern - A standard level attack pattern in CAPEC is focused on a specific methodology or technique used in an attack. It is often seen as a singular piece of a fully executed attack. A standard attack pattern is meant to provide sufficient details to understand the specific technique and how it attempts to accomplish a desired goal. A standard level attack pattern is a specific type of a more abstract meta level attack pattern.595Connection Reset
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+ Prerequisites
An On/In Path Device
+ References
[REF-477] John-Paul Verkamp and Minaxi Gupta. "Inferring Mechanics of Web Censorship Around the World". USENIX. 2012.
+ Content History
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
(Version 2.8)
Seamus Tuohy
Modification DateModifierOrganization
(Version 3.1)
CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation
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