Last Call: <draft-ietf-manet-smf-sec-threats-05.txt> (Security Threats for Simplified Multicast Forwarding (SMF)) to Informational RFC

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The IESG has received a request from the Mobile Ad-hoc Networks WG
(manet) to consider the following document:
- 'Security Threats for Simplified Multicast Forwarding (SMF)'
  <draft-ietf-manet-smf-sec-threats-05.txt> as Informational RFC

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Abstract


   This document analyzes security threats of the Simplified Multicast
   Forwarding (SMF), including the vulnerabilities of duplicate packet
   detection and relay set selection mechanisms.  This document is not
   intended to propose solutions to the threats described.




The file can be obtained via
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-manet-smf-sec-threats/

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https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-manet-smf-sec-threats/ballot/


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