Re: [secdir] secdir review of draft-ietf-v6ops-tunnel-loops-01

Tom Yu <tlyu@MIT.EDU> Mon, 03 January 2011 21:27 UTC

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Subject: Re: [secdir] secdir review of draft-ietf-v6ops-tunnel-loops-01
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Fred Baker <fred@cisco.com>; writes:

>> A reader of this draft might erroneously conclude that it adequately
>> addresses all of the attacks described in the USENIX paper.  However,
>> I think it's sufficient to mention the existence of the Teredo
>> attacks, citing the USENIX paper and the Teredo routing loop draft,
>> because someone who reads draft-ietf-v6ops-tunnel-loops might not be
>> aware of the related attacks without reading the actual USENIX paper.
>
> So you're simply looking for a reference? OK.

And sufficient text that the reader will be aware that not all of the
attacks (Teredo) described in the USENIX paper are addressed in this
document.