Resolving Vulnerability Of First Hop Redundancy Protocol Using Md5 Authentication

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© - June Issue 2013 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-4 Issue-6                           
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors :Priyanka Dubey, Abha Sachdev


Priyanka Dubey, Abha Sachdev "Resolving Vulnerability Of First Hop Redundancy Protocol Using Md5 Authentication "International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT),V4(6):1567-1572 June Issue 2013 .ISSN Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract: - Security issues are major constraints in computer networks. According to CSA 90% of attacks are from inside the network. Earlier the issue was mainly with WAN networks but now the scenarios have changed. With development in technology, attacks are now more concentrated within a LAN. Our paper will mine the vulnerabilities in LAN technology and specifically point the problem regarding FIRST HOP REDUNDANCY. Also, here we present an effective reform to the aforesaid problem through MD5 algorithm based authentication, comparing it with previously suggested solutions. The only aim is to have a more secure communication without affecting the efficiency of the network.


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Keywords —FHRP; HSRP; MD5; VRRP; DMZ.