IODEF Enumeration Reference Format
draft-ietf-mile-enum-reference-format-13

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INTERNET-DRAFT                                         Adam W. Montville
Intended Status: Standards Track                                   (CIS)
Expires: July 18, 2015                                       David Black
                                                                   (EMC)
                                                                        
                                                        January 14, 2015

                  IODEF Enumeration Reference Format 
                draft-ietf-mile-enum-reference-format-13

Abstract

   The Incident Object Description Exchange Format (IODEF) is an XML
   data representation framework for sharing information about computer
   security incidents.  In IODEF, the Reference class provides
   references to externally specified information such as a
   vulnerability, Intrusion Detection System (IDS) alert, malware
   sample, advisory, or attack technique.  In practice, these references
   are based on external enumeration specifications that define both the
   enumeration format and the specific enumeration values, but the IODEF
   Reference class (as specified in IODEF v1 in RFC 5070) does not
   indicate how to include both of these important pieces of
   information.

   This document establishes a stand-alone data format to include both
   the external specification and specific enumeration identification
   value, and establishes an IANA registry to manage external
   enumeration specifications.  While this document does not update
   IODEF v1, this enumeration reference format is used in IODEF v2 and
   is applicable to other formats that support this class of enumeration
   references.

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Table of Contents

   1  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.1  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   2.  Referencing External Enumerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   3  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   4  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   5 The ReferenceName Schema . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
   6  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     6.1  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     6.2  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
   Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

 

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1  Introduction

   There is an identified need to specify a format to include relevant
   enumeration values from other data representation formats in an IODEF
   document. It is anticipated that this requirement will exist in other
   standardization efforts within several IETF Working Groups, but the
   scope of this document pertains solely to IODEF. This format is used
   in IODEF v2 [I-D.draft-ietf-mile-rfc5070-bis] which replaces the
   original IODEF v1 [IODEF] specification; this document does not
   specify use of this format in IODEF v1 [IODEF].

1.1  Terminology

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