Re: [Roll] multicast & MLD on LLN

"Turner, Randy" <> Wed, 15 October 2014 21:49 UTC

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I¹m not saying confidentiality isn¹t an issue with updates, but I think
it¹s more important that the integrity of the image be correct, and that
the image is appropriate for the target ‹- both of these concerns can be
handled at the application layer ‹ multicast is just the transport.


On 10/15/14, 5:16 PM, "Carsten Bormann" <> wrote:

>On 15 Oct 2014, at 22:38, Kerry Lynn <> wrote:
>> Surely you'd want to do OTA updates in a secure fashion?  Does this
>> a need for secure multicast?
>What is the security objective here?
>If it is integrity/authenticity, this is best done with object security
>on the OTA image, which also can provide confidentiality for the bits in
>the OTA image.
>(I don¹t think there is a need [or even a way] to keep the fact that an
>OTA update is occurring confidential.)
>Grüße, Carsten
>Roll mailing list


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