IS-IS Minimum Remaining Lifetime, October 2016
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Corruption of the Remaining Lifetime field in a Link State Protocol Data Unit (LSP) can go undetected. In certain scenarios, this may cause or exacerbate flooding storms. It is also a possible denial-of-service attack vector. This document defines a backwards-compatible solution to this problem.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.