Re: [secdir] Secdir last call review of draft-ietf-ospf-xaf-te-07

Kathleen Moriarty <kathleen.moriarty.ietf@gmail.com> Wed, 21 August 2019 13:29 UTC

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From: Kathleen Moriarty <kathleen.moriarty.ietf@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:29:19 -0400
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To: "Acee Lindem (acee)" <acee@cisco.com>
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Subject: Re: [secdir] Secdir last call review of draft-ietf-ospf-xaf-te-07
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On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 8:07 AM Acee Lindem (acee) <acee@cisco.com>; wrote:

> Hi. Kathleen,
>
> ´╗┐On 8/21/19, 7:42 AM, "Kathleen Moriarty via Datatracker" <
> noreply@ietf.org>; wrote:
>
>     Reviewer: Kathleen Moriarty
>     Review result: Has Nits
>
>     I apologize for the very late review.  I see you are already working
> on Roman's
>     discuss, so perhaps this nit could be addressed still.
>
>     In the security considerations section, the following text is included:
>
>        As such, no new
>        security threats are introduced beyond the considerations in OSPFv2
>        [RFC2328], OSPFv3 [RFC5340], and [RFC5786].
>
>     However, new considerations follow and as such, the above statement
> isn't
>     entirely accurate.  I do agree that no security is provided in these
> protocols,
>     and that is not new, but new information is exposed.  Perhaps saying
> additional
>     considerations follow would be better than saying "no new security
> threats are
>     introduced".
>
> As document shepherd and LSR WG Co-Chair, I disagree. There is no new
> information exposed. This draft simply enables the TE endpoints from both
> IPv4 and IPv6 to be advertised in either OSPFv2 or OSPFv3 rather than
> relegating advertisement of IPv4 TE information to OSPFv2 and IPv6 TE
> information to OSPFv3. If anything, it improves security by reducing the
> surface area for attacks to a single protocol rather than both protocols.
>
> I won't fight it and it is really too late, but I dislike the sentence
especially when used on a protocol with no security properties.  If someone
doesn't realize the current state and overall lack of security, this
sentence doesn't help.

Best regards,
Kathleen


> Thanks,
> Acee
>
>     Thank you,
>     Kathleen
>
>
>
>

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Best regards,
Kathleen