RFC 8019

Protecting Internet Key Exchange Protocol Version 2 (IKEv2) Implementations from Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks, November 2016

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc8019.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
Y. Nir
V. Smyslov
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ipsecme (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8019

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Abstract

This document recommends implementation and configuration best practices for Internet Key Exchange Protocol version 2 (IKEv2) Responders, to allow them to resist Denial-of-Service and Distributed Denial-of-Service attacks. Additionally, the document introduces a new mechanism called "Client Puzzles" that helps accomplish this task.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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