This document analyzes the security mechanisms for BFD, according
to the guidelines set forth in Section 4.2 of Keying and Authentication
for Routing Protocols Design Guidelines. In analyzes the current
security state of BFD, describes gaps, and discusses work that
needs to be done to close those gaps.
Working Group Summary
The KARP Working Group was happy with the document. There
was no controversy. A chair of the BFD WG was active in its
development and review, and the document was shown to the
BFD WG for review and feedback.
The KARP WG has now closed, but WG last call completed while
the group was still active. The draft is being advanced as AD
This document has been reviewed by the KARP Working Group
and by the KARP chairs. It does a good job laying out the issues
with securing BFD. The level of detail is appropriate to the working
group goals as laid out in the charter and the guidelines document.
Brian Weis <firstname.lastname@example.org> is the document shepherd.
Adrian Farrel <email@example.com> is the responsible AD.