RFC 7985

Security Threats to Simplified Multicast Forwarding (SMF), November 2016

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7985.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Updates:
RFC 7186
Authors:
J. Yi
T. Clausen
U. Herberg
Stream:
IETF
Source:
manet (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7985

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Abstract

This document analyzes security threats to Simplified Multicast Forwarding (SMF), including vulnerabilities of duplicate packet detection and relay set selection mechanisms. This document is not intended to propose solutions to the threats described. In addition, this document updates RFC 7186 regarding threats to the relay set selection mechanisms using the Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) Neighborhood Discovery Protocol (NHDP) (RFC 6130).


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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