Port Mapping between Unicast and Multicast RTP Sessions
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: RFC Editor <email@example.com>, avtcore mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, avtcore chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Port Mapping Between Unicast and Multicast RTP Sessions' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-avtcore-ports-for-ucast-mcast-rtp-02.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Port Mapping Between Unicast and Multicast RTP Sessions' (draft-ietf-avtcore-ports-for-ucast-mcast-rtp-02.txt) as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Audio/Video Transport Core Maintenance Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Robert Sparks and Gonzalo Camarillo. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-avtcore-ports-for-ucast-mcast-rtp/
Technical Summary This document presents a port mapping solution that allows RTP receivers to choose their own ports for an auxiliary unicast session in RTP applications using both unicast and multicast services. The solution provides protection against denial-of-service or packet amplification attacks that could be used to cause one or more RTP packets to be sent to a victim client. Working Group Summary This document was discussed heavily in the AVT working group before moving to AVTCORE. There was a discussion if to use a token or cookie for the solution. The initial solution was based on a cookie but after a technical discussion in IETF78 and mailing list call for consensus the token based solution was selected. There was a consensus to use this approach. Document Quality This document received a high level of working group review over two last calls. Detailed reviews were received from several working group participants. Magnus Westerlund and Colin Perkins provided particularly extensive review comments.