[rfc-dist] RFC 5458 on Security Requirements for the Unidirectional Lightweight Encapsulation (ULE) Protocol
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Title: Security Requirements for the Unidirectional
Lightweight Encapsulation (ULE) Protocol
Author: H. Cruickshank, P. Pillai,
M. Noisternig, S. Iyengar
Date: March 2009
Mailbox: h.cruickshank at surrey.ac.uk,
p.pillai at bradford.ac.uk,
mnoist at cosy.sbg.ac.at, sunil.iyengar at logica.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-ipdvb-sec-req-09.txt
The MPEG-2 standard defined by ISO 13818-1 supports a range of
transmission methods for a variety of services. This document
provides a threat analysis and derives the security requirements
when using the Transport Stream, TS, to support an Internet
network-layer using Unidirectional Lightweight Encapsulation
(ULE) defined in RFC 4326. The document also provides the
motivation for link-layer security for a ULE Stream. A ULE Stream
may be used to send IPv4 packets, IPv6 packets, and other
Protocol Data Units (PDUs) to an arbitrarily large number of
Receivers supporting unicast and/or multicast transmission.
The analysis also describes applicability to the Generic Stream
Encapsulation (GSE) defined by the Digital Video Broadcasting
(DVB) Project. This memo provides information for the Internet
This document is a product of the IP over DVB Working Group of the IETF.
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