[ipv6hackers] IPv6 Security Master Thesis

Olle E. Johansson oej at edvina.net
Tue May 21 15:17:08 CEST 2013

21 maj 2013 kl. 15:13 skrev Johannes Weber <johannes at webernetz.net>:

> Hello everybody,
> a few days ago I released my master thesis which has the topic "IPv6 Security
> Test Laboratory". It contains deep explanations about IPv6 security attacks and
> lists the results of three tested firewalls. I wrote it until February 2013 at
> the Ruhr-Uni Bochum (Germany).
> The thesis mainly consists the following chapters:
> - Introduction to the IPv6 Specification: This is simply an overview of the IPv6
> protocol itself.
> - IPv6 Security Vulnerabilities: In this chapter I explain many (hopefully
> almost all) security weaknesses that arise with IPv6. I always give a theoretic
> overview and show the tools with which theses vulnerabilities can be exploited
> (mainly THC-IPv6). Along with many listings I provide information about how
> these tools work. I list some “Firewalls’s Best Practices” and finally present a
> big table in which all attacks and tools are summarized.
> - IPv6 Security Laboratory & Tests: To test several firewalls against IPv6
> security issues I built an independent laboratory which is presented in this
> chapter. I also list the used IPv6 security attacks and present the results of
> the tested firewalls (Cisco ASA, Juniper SSG, Palo Alto PA).
> The thesis is full downloadable under:
> http://blog.webernetz.net/2013/05/06/ipv6-security-master-thesis/
> Maybe some of you will find it interesting. If so, feel free to send a comment
> ;)
Thank you for sharing. Will certainly download and read!


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