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Reports (Technical Report) Year : 2016

RFC7985: Security Threats to Simplified Multicast Forwarding (SMF)

Jiazi Yi
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Thomas Heide Clausen
Ulrich Herberg
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This document analyzes security threats to Simplified Multicast Forwarding (SMF), including vulnerabilities of duplicate packet detection and relay set selection mechanisms. This document is not intended to propose solutions to the threats described. In addition, this document updates RFC 7186 regarding threats to the relay set selection mechanisms using the Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) Neighborhood Discovery Protocol (NHDP) (RFC 6130). Status of This Memo This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes. This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Not all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 7841. Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7985. Yi, et al.
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hal-03172502 , version 1 (17-03-2021)



Jiazi Yi, Thomas Heide Clausen, Ulrich Herberg. RFC7985: Security Threats to Simplified Multicast Forwarding (SMF). [Technical Report] RFC7985, The Internet Engineering Task Force. 2016. ⟨hal-03172502⟩
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