Validation of IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Options

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Last updated 2015-09-10 (latest revision 2015-03-09)
Replaces draft-gont-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.


Fernando Gont (
Ron Bonica (
Will LIU (

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