Security Extension for OSPFv2 When Using Manual Key Management
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: RFC Editor <email@example.com>, ospf mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, ospf chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Security Extension for OSPFv2 when using Manual Key Management' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-ospf-security-extension-manual-keying-11.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Security Extension for OSPFv2 when using Manual Key Management' (draft-ietf-ospf-security-extension-manual-keying-11.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Open Shortest Path First IGP Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Alia Atlas and Adrian Farrel. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-ospf-security-extension-manual-keying/
Technical Summary This document describes a non backward-compatible technique that may be used by OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) implementations to prevent replay attacks even on cryptographically secured messages. The draft increases the sequence number size to 8 bytes and carries it in OSPF packet trailers. Working Group Summary There were some discussions around the technique and some additional issues with existing implementations were found, which increased the applicability of the given solution. Document Quality The document updates RFC2328 and RFC5709. The document has existed for more than 3 years as a WG document and has undergone 9 revisions in the period. Personnel Vishwas Manral is the document shepherd and Alia Atlas is the responsible AD.