[rfc-dist] RFC 5042 on Direct Data Placement Protocol (DDP) / Remote Direct Memory Access Protocol (RDMAP) Security

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        RFC 5042

        Title:      Direct Data Placement Protocol (DDP) 
                    / Remote Direct Memory Access Protocol 
                    (RDMAP) Security 
        Author:     J. Pinkerton, E. Deleganes
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       October 2007
        Mailbox:    jpink at windows.microsoft.com, 
                    deleganes at yahoo.com
        Pages:      52
        Characters: 127453
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-rddp-security-10.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5042.txt

This document analyzes security issues around implementation and 
use of the Direct Data Placement Protocol (DDP) and Remote Direct 
Memory Access Protocol (RDMAP).  It first defines an architectural 
model for an RDMA Network Interface Card (RNIC), which can 
implement DDP or RDMAP and DDP.  The document reviews various 
attacks against the resources defined in the architectural model 
and the countermeasures that can be used to protect the system.
Attacks are grouped into those that can be mitigated by using secure
communication channels across the network, attacks from Remote Peers,
and attacks from Local Peers.  Attack categories include spoofing,
tampering, information disclosure, denial of service, and elevation of privilege.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Remote Direct Data Placement
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
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