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RFC 6290, "A Quick Crash Detection Method for the Internet Key Exchange Protocol (IKE)", June 2011

Source of RFC: ipsecme (sec)
See Also: RFC 6290 w/ inline errata

Errata ID: 3449
Status: Verified
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Valery Smyslov
Date Reported: 2013-01-09
Verifier Name: Sean Turner
Date Verified: 2013-03-16

Section 4.1 says:

   o  Protocol ID (1 octet) MUST be 1, as this message is related to an
      IKE SA.

It should say:

   o  Protocol ID (1 octet) MUST be 0.

Notes:

RFC5996 (IKEv2) in section 3.10 while describing Protocol ID field in Notify Payload specifies that "If the SPI field is empty, this field MUST be sent as zero and MUST be ignored on receipt". As this RFC requires SPI field to be empty (later in section 4.1), Protocol ID should be zero to be consistent with RFC5996.

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