Securing OSPFv2

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OSPF is a king routing protocol that speaks on Multicast addresses 224.0.0.5 and 224.0.0.6. Once the neighborhood relationship is installed and LSAs are exchanged, the SPF algorithm starts running. If the new OSPF peer is a malicious router it can cause a lot of damage to your routing table such as: Network congestions Dos attacks Loops LSA flooding and why …