[rfc-dist] RFC 4822 on RIPv2 Cryptographic Authentication

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        RFC 4822

        Title:      RIPv2 Cryptographic Authentication 
        Author:     R. Atkinson, M. Fanto
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       February 2007
        Mailbox:    rja at extremenetworks.com, 
                    mattjf at umd.edu
        Pages:      22
        Characters: 53828

        I-D Tag:    draft-rja-ripv2-auth-06.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4822.txt

This note describes a revision to the RIPv2 Cryptographic
Authentication mechanism originally specified in RFC 2082.  This
document obsoletes RFC 2082 and updates RFC 2453.  This
document adds details of how the SHA family of hash algorithms can be
used with RIPv2 Cryptographic Authentication, whereas the original
document only specified the use of Keyed-MD5.  Also, this document
clarifies a potential issue with an active attack on this mechanism
and adds significant text to the Security Considerations section.  

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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