IPv6 first-hop risks and threats and mitigations

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Mon, 23 November 2020 00:24 UTC

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From: Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca>
To: Xipengxiao <xipengxiao@huawei.com>, Nabil Benamar <benamar73@gmail.com>, "Pascal Thubert \(pthubert\)" <pthubert=40cisco.com@dmarc.ietf.org>, 6man Chairs <6man-chairs@ietf.org>, "ipv6\@ietf.org" <ipv6@ietf.org>
Subject: IPv6 first-hop risks and threats and mitigations
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Xipengxiao <xipengxiao@huawei.com> wrote:
    > I also think that it’s a good piece of work, and shouldn’t be given up.

    > I would also like to take this opportunity to propose that the WG start
    > a “problem statement of IPv6 first-hop protocols” draft.  The rationale
    > is: many IPv6 first-hop protocols like ND, SLAAC were designed long
    > time ago; many things have changed over the years, e.g. the advent of
    > wireless, mobility, IoT, overlays;  lately there are multiple drafts
    > trying to fix various issues in a number of IPv6 first-hop protocols,
    > including:

So, the idea being to write down the issues, give the attacks names, and then
clarify what defenses we have already and how well they work?

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