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Last-hop Threats to Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM)

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors James Lingard , Pekka Savola
Last updated 2008-04-16 (Latest revision 2006-06-15)
Replaced by RFC 5294
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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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