RFC 7985 on Security Threats to Simplified Multicast Forwarding (SMF)

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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        
        RFC 7985

        Title:      Security Threats to Simplified Multicast 
                    Forwarding (SMF) 
        Author:     J. Yi,
                    T. Clausen,
                    U. Herberg
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       November 2016
        Mailbox:    jiazi@jiaziyi.com, 
                    T.Clausen@computer.org, 
                    ulrich@herberg.name
        Pages:      15
        Characters: 35822
        Updates:    RFC 7186

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-manet-smf-sec-threats-06.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7985

        DOI:        http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC7985

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

In addition, this document updates RFC 7186 regarding threats to the
relay set selection mechanisms using the Mobile Ad Hoc Network
(MANET) Neighborhood Discovery Protocol (NHDP) (RFC 6130).

This document is a product of the Mobile Ad-hoc Networks Working Group of the IETF.


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