[rfc-dist] RFC 4593 on Generic Threats to Routing Protocols

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        RFC 4593

        Title:      Generic Threats to Routing Protocols 
        Author:     A. Barbir, S. Murphy,
                    Y. Yang
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       October 2006
        Mailbox:    abbieb at nortel.com, 
                    sandy at sparta.com, 
                    yiya at cisco.com
        Pages:      22
        Characters: 48292
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-rpsec-routing-threats-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4593.txt

Routing protocols are subject to attacks that can harm individual
users or network operations as a whole.  This document provides a
description and a summary of generic threats that affect routing
protocols in general.  This work describes threats, including threat
sources and capabilities, threat actions, and threat consequences, as
well as a breakdown of routing functions that might be
attacked separately.  This memo provides information for the Internet 

This document is a product of the Routing Protocol Security Requirements
Working Group of the IETF.

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