Last-hop Threats to Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM)

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Authors James Lingard  , Pekka Savola 
Last updated 2008-04-16 (latest revision 2006-06-15)
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An analysis of security threats has been done for some parts of the multicast infrastructure, but the threats specific to the last-hop ("Local Area Network") attacks by hosts on the PIM routing protocol have not been well described in the past. This memo aims to fill that gap.


James Lingard (
Pekka Savola (

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