Security Threats for Simplified Multicast Forwarding (SMF)

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (manet WG)
Authors Jiazi Yi  , Thomas Clausen  , Ulrich Herberg 
Last updated 2015-03-23 (latest revision 2014-09-14)
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This document analyzes security threats of the Simplified Multicast Forwarding (SMF), including the vulnerabilities of duplicate packet detection and relay set selection mechanisms. This document is not intended to propose solutions to the threats described.


Jiazi Yi (
Thomas Clausen (
Ulrich Herberg (

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