CAPEC Details
Name IP Address Blocking
Likelyhood of attack Typical severity
Low High
Summary An adversary performing this type of attack drops packets destined for a target IP address. The aim is to prevent access to the service hosted at the target IP address.
Prerequisites This attack requires the ability to conduct deep packet inspection with an In-Path device that can drop the targeted traffic and/or connection.
Solutions Have a large pool of backup IPs built into the application and support proxy capability in the application.
Related Weaknesses
CWE ID Description
CWE-300 Channel Accessible by Non-Endpoint
Related CAPECS
CAPEC ID Description
CAPEC-603 An adversary blocks the delivery of an important system resource causing the system to fail or stop working.