Re: [secdir] Sector Review: draft-ietf-ospf-te-metric-extensions-09

Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> Mon, 05 January 2015 21:33 UTC

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>>>> and the new lsas could not be used in path shortening attacks,
>>>> right?
>>>
>>> this document only defines the format of the LSA’s it does not talk
>>> about processing by the routing engines.
>>
>> so the secdir sees no need to warn about it.  got it.  </sarcasm>
> 
> If secdir is going to warn about it through this process, then surely
> the right place to do that is in the comments on the document that
> does talk about processing by the routing engines?

a naïve person might think that all documents in a series that have
security implications would be flagged in the security considerations
section.

but i have had my say.  let's get back to work.

randy