Re: [mpls] Kathleen Moriarty's No Objection on draft-ietf-mpls-spring-lsp-ping-11: (with COMMENT)

"Carlos Pignataro (cpignata)" <> Tue, 10 October 2017 21:41 UTC

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Please see inline.

On Oct 10, 2017, at 4:48 PM, Kathleen Moriarty <<>> wrote:

Kathleen Moriarty has entered the following ballot position for
draft-ietf-mpls-spring-lsp-ping-11: No Objection

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I don't see mention of the possibility of the new LSP Ping and traceroute being
used for reconnaissance. Is there a reason that i snot applicable or should it
be added as a consideration?  Thanks.

It is a general consideration of the overall RFC 8029 approach, and not specific to this extension. As such, we did capture reconnaissance in Section 5 of RFC 8029, as:

   The third is an
   unauthorized source using an LSP ping to obtain information about the

Consequently, we are covered since there is no mitigation specific to the TFSs specified in draft-ietf-mpls-spring-lsp-ping.

Thanks for addressing the SecDir review:

You are welcome!


— Carlos.