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LISP Threats Analysis
draft-ietf-lisp-threats-09

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Last updated: 2014-04-08
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Network Working Group                                          D. Saucez
Internet-Draft                                                     INRIA
Intended status: Informational                                L. Iannone
Expires: October 10, 2014                              Telecom ParisTech
                                                          O. Bonaventure
                                        Universite catholique de Louvain
                                                           April 8, 2014

                         LISP Threats Analysis
                     draft-ietf-lisp-threats-09.txt

Abstract

   This document proposes a threat analysis of the Locator/Identifier
   Separation Protocol (LISP) if deployed in the Internet.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   2.  On-path Attackers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   3.  Off-Path Attackers: Reference Environment  . . . . . . . . . .  3
   4.  Attack vectors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     4.1.  Configured EID-to-RLOC mappings  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     4.2.  EID-to-RLOC Cache  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     4.3.  Attacks using the data-plane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       4.3.1.  Attacks not leveraging on the LISP header  . . . . . .  7
       4.3.2.  Attacks leveraging on the LISP header  . . . . . . . .  8
     4.4.  Attacks using the control-plane  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
       4.4.1.  Attacks with Map-Request messages  . . . . . . . . . . 11
       4.4.2.  Attacks with Map-Reply messages  . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       4.4.3.  Attacks with Map-Register messages . . . . . . . . . . 13
       4.4.4.  Attacks with Map-Notify messages . . . . . . . . . . . 14
   5.  Attack categories  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     5.1.  Intrusion  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
       5.1.1.  Description  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
       5.1.2.  Vectors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     5.2.  Denial of Service (DoS)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
       5.2.1.  Description  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
       5.2.2.  Vectors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     5.3.  Subversion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
       5.3.1.  Description  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
       5.3.2.  Vectors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
   6.  Note on Privacy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   7.  IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   8.  Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   9.  Acknowledgments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   10. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
     10.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
     10.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
   Appendix A.  Document Change Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
   Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

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