[netmod] Roman Danyliw's Discuss on draft-ietf-netmod-factory-default-14: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)

Roman Danyliw via Datatracker <noreply@ietf.org> Tue, 21 April 2020 12:51 UTC

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Subject: [netmod] Roman Danyliw's Discuss on draft-ietf-netmod-factory-default-14: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)
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Roman Danyliw has entered the following ballot position for
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DISCUSS:
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Please use YANG security considerations template from
https://trac.ietf.org/trac/ops/wiki/yang-security-guidelines.  Specifically (as
a DISCUSS item):

** (Per the template questions “for all YANG modules you must evaluate whether
any readable data”) Would factory-default contain any sensitive information in
certain network environments where the ACLs should be more restrictive that
world readable for everyone?

Per “The operational disruption caused by setting the config to factory default
contents varies greatly depending on the implementation and current config”, it
seems like it could be worse than just an operational disruption.  Please note
that a default configuration could be insecure or not have security controls
enabled whereby exposing the network to compromise.


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COMMENT:
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Please use YANG security considerations template from
https://trac.ietf.org/trac/ops/wiki/yang-security-guidelines.  Specifically (as
a COMMENT item):

** Add “The Network Configuration Access Control Model (NACM) [RFC8341]
provides the means to …”