This is the document shepherd writeup for the request by the KARP
working group that draft-ietf-karp-threats-reqs-02 (The Threat
Analysis and Requirements for Cryptographic Authentication of
Routing Protocols' Transports) be published as an Informational
In accordance with <http://www.ietf.org/iesg/template/doc-
writeup.html>, the following information is provided.
(1.a) Brian Weis, co-chair of the KARP working group, is the document
shepherd for this document. He has personally reviewed the most
current version of this document, and believes it is ready for
forwarding to the IESG for publication.
(1.b) The document has had sufficient review both inside and outside
of the WG.
(1.c) I have no concerns that specific areas were under-reviewed.
There were sufficient routing and security reviews of the document.
(1.d) I do not have any concerns or issues with this document.
(1.e) WG consensus behind this document was strong; no public opinions
were expressed that it should not be published.
(1.f) There are no known threatened appeals.
(1.g) The document passes id-nits checks & there are no other reviews
(1.h) References are in good shape.
(1.i) There are no IANA issues in the document, and there is a
placeholder section stating that.
(1.j) There is no formal language usage in the document.
(1.k) Draft Writeup:
Existing IAB work recommends the tightening of the security of the
core routing infrastructure. This document provides a threat
analysis for attacks against routing protocols' transports and the
then enumerates the requirements for addressing the described
threats. It is intended to be used by KARP design teams in their
analysis of routing protocols, and will generally be useful in the
analysis of routing protocols.
Working Group Summary:
The working group support publication of this document as an
This informational document does not specify a protocol or other
semantics that can be directly implemented, thus there are no
machine implementations. However, in terms of quality it has been
reviewed by a number of security experts.