[multipathtcp] [Errata Verified] RFC6181 (4857)

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Subject: [multipathtcp] [Errata Verified] RFC6181 (4857)
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The following errata report has been verified for RFC6181,
"Threat Analysis for TCP Extensions for Multipath Operation with Multiple Addresses". 

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You may review the report below and at:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/errata/eid4857

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Status: Verified
Type: Editorial

Reported by: Tobias Seel <tobias.seel@gmail.com>
Date Reported: 2016-11-09
Verified by: Mirja K├╝hlewind (IESG)

Section: 5

Original Text
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The
   attacker can do that by pretending that the path between IPA and IPT
   is congested but that the path between IPS and IPT is not.

Corrected Text
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The
   attacker can do that by pretending that the path between IPA and IPS
   is congested but that the path between IPS and IPT is not.

Notes
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The attacker wants to pretend that the path between IPA and the Source is congested. There is no relevant path between IPA and IPT which has to be congested.

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RFC6181 (draft-ietf-mptcp-threat-08)
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Title               : Threat Analysis for TCP Extensions for Multipath Operation with Multiple Addresses
Publication Date    : March 2011
Author(s)           : M. Bagnulo
Category            : INFORMATIONAL
Source              : Multipath TCP
Area                : Transport
Stream              : IETF
Verifying Party     : IESG