RFC 3562

Key Management Considerations for the TCP MD5 Signature Option, July 2003

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3562.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
M. Leech
Stream:
IETF
Source:
idr (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3562

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Abstract

The TCP MD5 Signature Option (RFC 2385), used predominantly by BGP, has seen significant deployment in critical areas of Internet infrastructure. The security of this option relies heavily on the quality of the keying material used to compute the MD5 signature. This document addresses the security requirements of that keying material. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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