Re: [secdir] Review of draft-ietf-opsec-routing-protocols-crypto-issues-04

Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams@oracle.com> Thu, 27 May 2010 19:40 UTC

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On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 03:30:03PM -0400, Sandra Murphy wrote:
> I really did mean what I said - if you can think of cases where
> routing protocols could be damaged by a collision attack, speak up.

I'd rather not bother because I'd rather be conservative in the design
of new protocols and fixes to existing ones.

Provide for key exchange, PSK and/or PK authenticatoin methods and use
modern MICs, then feel the relief of not having to care about
collisions :)

Nico
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