Validation of IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Options

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Authors Fernando Gont  , Ron Bonica  , Will LIU 
Last updated 2015-03-09 (latest revision 2014-10-24)
Replaced by draft-ietf-6man-nd-opt-validation
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This memo specifies validation rules for IPv6 Neighbor Discovery (ND) Options. In order to avoid pathological outcomes, IPv6 implementations validate incoming ND options using these rules.


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