LISP Threats Analysis
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Network Working Group                                          D. Saucez
Internet-Draft                                                     INRIA
Intended status: Informational                                L. Iannone
Expires: April 24, 2014                                Telecom ParisTech
                                                          O. Bonaventure
                                        Universite catholique de Louvain
                                                        October 21, 2013

                         LISP Threats Analysis
                     draft-ietf-lisp-threats-08.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  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  On-path Attackers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Off-Path Attackers: Reference Environment . . . . . . . . . .   4
   4.  Attack vectors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.1.  Configured EID-to-RLOC mappings . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.2.  EID-to-RLOC Cache . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     4.3.  Attacks using the data-plane  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       4.3.1.  Attacks not leveraging on the LISP header . . . . . .   6
       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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   10. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     10.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     10.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   Appendix A.  Document Change Log  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21

1.  Introduction

   The Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP) is defined in [RFC6830].
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