Common Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) Implementation Issues and Suggested Fixes
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, radext mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, radext chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Common Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) Implementation Issues and Suggested Fixes' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Common Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) Implementation Issues and Suggested Fixes ' <draft-ietf-radext-fixes-09.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the RADIUS EXTensions Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Dan Romascanu and Ron Bonica. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-radext-fixes-09.txt
Technical Summary This document describes common issues seen in RADIUS implementations and suggests some fixes. Where applicable, ambiguities and errors in previous RADIUS specifications are clarified. Working Group Summary This document originally included issues and fixes relating to RFC 3576, but it was decided that handling that in a separate document (RFC 3576bis) would be more appropriate. During the development of this document, a number of issues required extended discussion, most recently text relating to handling of duplicate detection within RADIUS. Protocol Quality This document describes issues that have been raised as a result of the widespread deployment of RADIUS for authentication, authorization and accounting. The document was reviewed by Dan Romascanu for the IESG and by Joseph Saloway for the Security Directorate.