RIP-II MD5 Authentication
draft-ietf-ripv2-md5-auth-00

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ripv2 WG)
Last updated 1997-03-07
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-ripv2-md5-auth-00.txt

Abstract

Growth in the Internet has made us aware of the need for improved authentication of routing information. RIP-II provides for unauthenticated service (as in classical RIP), or password authentication. Both are vulnerable to passive attacks currently widespread in the Internet. Well-understood security issues exist in routing protocols [4]. Clear text passwords, currently specified for use with RIP-II, are no longer considered sufficient [5].

Authors

Fred Baker (fred.baker@cisco.com)
Randall Atkinson (rja@extremenetworks.com)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)