Examining the DOS Resistance to HIP
Tritilanunt, Suratose, Boyd, Colin A., Foo, Ernest, & Nieto, Juan Gonzalez (2006) Examining the DOS Resistance to HIP. In Meersman, R. & Tari, Z. (Eds.) On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2006: OTM 2006 Workshops (LNCS 4277), 29 October - 3 November, Montpellier, France.
We examine DoS resistance of the Host Identity Protocol (HIP) and discuss a technique to deny legitimate services. To demonstrate the experiment, we implement a formal model of HIP based on Timed Petri Nets and use a simulation approach provided in CPN Tools to achieve a formal analysis. By integrating adjustable puzzle difficulty, HIP can mitigate the effect of DoS attacks. However, the inability to protect against coordinated adversaries on a hash-based puzzle causes the responder to be susceptible to DoS attacks at the identity verification phase. As a result, we propose an enhanced approach by employing a time-lock puzzle instead of a hash-based scheme. Once the time-lock puzzle is adopted, the effect of coordinated attacks will be removed and the throughput from legitimate users will return to the desirable level.
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|Deposited On:||15 Oct 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:12|
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