Re: [Isis-wg] Ben Campbell's No Objection on draft-ietf-isis-auto-conf-04: (with COMMENT)

"Ben Campbell" <ben@nostrum.com> Thu, 13 April 2017 05:04 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Isis-wg] Ben Campbell's No Objection on draft-ietf-isis-auto-conf-04: (with COMMENT)
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On 13 Apr 2017, at 0:01, Les Ginsberg (ginsberg) wrote:

> [Les:] Based on previous security related comments we have agreed to 
> modify the Security section to say:
>
> "In the absence of cryptographic authentication it is possible for an 
> attacker to inject  a PDU falsely indicating  there is a duplicate 
> system-id. This may trigger automatic restart of the protocol using 
> the duplicate-id resolution procedures defined in this document.
>
> Note that the use of authentication is incompatible with auto- 
> configuration as it requires some manual configuration.
> ..."
>
> Will that suffice?

That's exactly what I was looking for, thanks!

Ben.