IS-IS Minimum Remaining Lifetime
RFC 7987

Approval announcement
Draft of message to be sent after approval:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: "IETF-Announce" <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: isis-wg@ietf.org, chopps@chopps.org, akatlas@gmail.com, "Christian Hopps" <chopps@chopps.org>, draft-ietf-isis-remaining-lifetime@ietf.org, "The IESG" <iesg@ietf.org>, rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org, isis-chairs@ietf.org
Subject: Protocol Action: 'IS-IS Minimum Remaining Lifetime' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-isis-remaining-lifetime-04.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'IS-IS Minimum Remaining Lifetime'
  (draft-ietf-isis-remaining-lifetime-04.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the IS-IS for IP Internets Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Alvaro Retana, Alia Atlas and Deborah
Brungard.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-isis-remaining-lifetime/


Technical Summary

Corruption of the Remainining Lifetime Field in a Link State PDU can
go undetected.  In certain scenarios this may cause or exacerbate
flooding storms.  It is also a possible denial of service attack
vector.  This document defines a backwards compatible solution to
this problem.

Working Group Summary

 Work progressed smoothly. 

Document Quality

There is at least one implementation with others planned.

Personnel

Shepherd: Christian Hopps
AD: Alia Atlas