[rfc-dist] RFC 6169 on Security Concerns with IP Tunneling

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        RFC 6169

        Title:      Security Concerns with IP Tunneling 
        Author:     S. Krishnan, D. Thaler,
                    J. Hoagland
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       April 2011
        Mailbox:    suresh.krishnan at ericsson.com, 
                    dthaler at microsoft.com, 
                    Jim_Hoagland at symantec.com
        Pages:      20
        Characters: 45018
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-v6ops-tunnel-security-concerns-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6169.txt

A number of security concerns with IP tunnels are documented in this
memo.  The intended audience of this document includes network
administrators and future protocol developers.  The primary intent of this
document is to raise the awareness level regarding the security issues 
with IP tunnels as deployed and propose strategies for the mitigation of 
those issues.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

This document is a product of the IPv6 Operations Working Group of the IETF.

INFORMATIONAL: This memo provides information for the Internet community.
It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of
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