1

Speaking of soft switches (e.g soft switch in data plane of software defined networking). I've been trying to find a good research paper or article that explains how an attacker can compromise a soft switch to tamper flow routing table or perform any other kind of attacks. I think this can be done by compromising a host connected to that soft switch. If this is the case, I still don't know how to be able to tamper the soft switch.

In fact, I want to understand these things conceptually for the sake of my research.

1

Testing SDN including soft switches can be accomplished with the delta GitHub project from -- http://opensourcesdn.org/projects/project-delta-sdn-security-evaluation-framework/

Ivan Pepelnjak, at his blog, but also in his 2014 Troopers conference talk (YouTube video here), discusses security issues with Software Defined Networks regularly.

| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.