Analysis of Residual Threats and Possible Fixes for Multipath TCP (MPTCP)
RFC 7430

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2020-01-21
04 (System) Received changes through RFC Editor sync (added Verified Errata tag)
2015-10-14
04 (System) Notify list changed from mptcp-chairs@ietf.org, draft-ietf-mptcp-attacks@ietf.org to (None)
2015-07-23
04 (System) RFC published
2015-07-21
04 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH48-DONE from AUTH48
2015-07-02
04 Jean Mahoney Closed request for Last Call review by GENART with state 'No Response'
2015-06-22
04 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH48 from RFC-EDITOR
2015-06-15
04 (System) RFC Editor state changed to RFC-EDITOR from AUTH
2015-06-02
04 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH from EDIT
2015-04-22
04 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent
2015-04-22
04 (System) RFC Editor state changed to EDIT
2015-04-22
04 (System) Announcement was received by RFC Editor
2015-04-21
04 (System) IANA Action state changed to No IC
2015-04-21
04 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent from Approved-announcement to be sent
2015-04-21
04 Cindy Morgan IESG has approved the document
2015-04-21
04 Cindy Morgan Closed "Approve" ballot
2015-04-21
04 Cindy Morgan Ballot approval text was generated
2015-04-21
04 Martin Stiemerling Ballot writeup was changed
2015-04-21
04 Martin Stiemerling IESG state changed to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::External Party
2015-03-27
04 Benoît Claise [Ballot comment]
Thanks Stephen for taking care of my security related DISCUSS
2015-03-27
04 Benoît Claise [Ballot Position Update] Position for Benoit Claise has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2015-03-27
04 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot comment]

Thanks for the DISCUSSion:-)

-- OLD COMMENTS below, I think those have been handled
by the authors

- section 2 (and elsewhere): You …
2015-03-27
04 Stephen Farrell [Ballot Position Update] Position for Stephen Farrell has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2015-03-27
04 Marcelo Bagnulo New version available: draft-ietf-mptcp-attacks-04.txt
2015-03-26
03 Martin Stiemerling Double checking with the DISCUSS holders to see if the update -03 is addressing the open issues.
2015-03-26
03 Martin Stiemerling IESG state changed to IESG Evaluation::External Party from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup
2015-02-24
03 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Followup from Revised ID Needed
2015-02-24
03 Marcelo Bagnulo IANA Review state changed to Version Changed - Review Needed from IANA OK - No Actions Needed
2015-02-24
03 Marcelo Bagnulo New version available: draft-ietf-mptcp-attacks-03.txt
2015-02-10
02 Barry Leiba
[Ballot comment]
RFC 6824 has to be a normative reference, surely... doesn't it?  Is it really possible to understand this document without it?  [Authors accepted …
2015-02-10
02 Barry Leiba [Ballot Position Update] Position for Barry Leiba has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2014-12-18
02 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to IESG Evaluation::Revised I-D Needed from IESG Evaluation
2014-12-18
02 Alia Atlas
[Ballot comment]
I support Stephen and Benoit's discusses.  In particular, the idea that on-path eavesdroppers represent a low threat is simply not true.

For the …
2014-12-18
02 Alia Atlas [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alia Atlas
2014-12-18
02 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Jari Arkko
2014-12-18
02 Benoît Claise
[Ballot discuss]
Me filing a security-related DISCUSS, I'm surprised myself :-)
Briefly chatting about the issue with Stephen Farrell, discovered by Stefan Winter part of …
2014-12-18
02 Benoît Claise
[Ballot comment]
The following NITs are in the document:

Section 3
---------
SYN-flod -> SYN-flood
on-time attacker -> on-path attacker (?)
Section 7
---------
The …
2014-12-18
02 Benoît Claise [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Benoit Claise
2014-12-17
02 Alissa Cooper
[Ballot comment]
I am confused about the "Threat: Medium" and "Threat: Low" labels, and I don't think they really stand on their own without further …
2014-12-17
02 Alissa Cooper [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alissa Cooper
2014-12-17
02 Adrian Farrel [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Adrian Farrel
2014-12-17
02 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot discuss]

Generalising from the discuss text posted eariler:

In what sense is the list of 5 attacks here complete? If
this list is not …
2014-12-17
02 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot comment]

- section 2 (and elsewhere): You have a "Threat: Medium"
here, but you don't say what you mean by "Threat." Given
that you …
2014-12-17
02 Stephen Farrell Ballot comment and discuss text updated for Stephen Farrell
2014-12-16
02 Spencer Dawkins [Ballot comment]
I'm a Yes. I'm supporting Barry's small Discuss points, and assuming Barry will resolve them with the authors.
2014-12-16
02 Spencer Dawkins [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Spencer Dawkins
2014-12-15
02 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot discuss]

This is an 'early' discuss - I've not finished reading the
doc, but if the authors can respond quickly that might help
us …
2014-12-15
02 Stephen Farrell [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Stephen Farrell
2014-12-01
02 Gunter Van de Velde Request for Last Call review by OPSDIR Completed: Has Nits. Reviewer: Stefan Winter.
2014-11-22
02 Barry Leiba
[Ballot discuss]
I have two very simple points I'd like to discuss, please:

1. RFC 6824 has to be a normative reference, surely... doesn't it?  …
2014-11-22
02 Barry Leiba
[Ballot comment]
The third sentence of the Introduction has the phrase "during the design of" twice, giving it a muddied meaning.  Can you please rephrase …
2014-11-22
02 Barry Leiba [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Barry Leiba
2014-11-20
02 Martin Stiemerling Placed on agenda for telechat - 2014-12-18
2014-11-20
02 Martin Stiemerling IESG state changed to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead
2014-11-20
02 Martin Stiemerling IESG state changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from Waiting for Writeup
2014-11-20
02 Martin Stiemerling Changed consensus to Yes from Unknown
2014-11-20
02 Martin Stiemerling Ballot has been issued
2014-11-20
02 Martin Stiemerling [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Martin Stiemerling
2014-11-20
02 Martin Stiemerling Created "Approve" ballot
2014-11-20
02 Martin Stiemerling Ballot writeup was changed
2014-10-30
02 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR Completed: Has Issues. Reviewer: Phillip Hallam-Baker.
2014-10-27
02 (System) IESG state changed to Waiting for Writeup from In Last Call
2014-10-24
02 (System) IANA Review state changed to IANA OK - No Actions Needed from IANA - Review Needed
2014-10-24
02 Pearl Liang
IESG/Authors/WG Chairs:

IANA has reviewed draft-ietf-mptcp-attacks-02, which is currently in Last Call, and has the following comments:

We understand that,  upon approval of this document, …
2014-10-16
02 Jean Mahoney Request for Last Call review by GENART is assigned to Roni Even
2014-10-16
02 Jean Mahoney Request for Last Call review by GENART is assigned to Roni Even
2014-10-16
02 Gunter Van de Velde Request for Last Call review by OPSDIR is assigned to Stefan Winter
2014-10-16
02 Gunter Van de Velde Request for Last Call review by OPSDIR is assigned to Stefan Winter
2014-10-16
02 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Phillip Hallam-Baker
2014-10-16
02 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Phillip Hallam-Baker
2014-10-13
02 Cindy Morgan IANA Review state changed to IANA - Review Needed
2014-10-13
02 Cindy Morgan
The following Last Call announcement was sent out:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
CC: <multipathtcp@ietf.org>
Reply-To: ietf@ietf.org
Sender: <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
Subject: Last Call: <draft-ietf-mptcp-attacks-02.txt> …
2014-10-13
02 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to In Last Call from Last Call Requested
2014-10-13
02 Martin Stiemerling Last call was requested
2014-10-13
02 Martin Stiemerling Ballot approval text was generated
2014-10-13
02 Martin Stiemerling Ballot writeup was generated
2014-10-13
02 Martin Stiemerling IESG state changed to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation
2014-10-13
02 Martin Stiemerling Last call announcement was generated
2014-07-17
02 Martin Stiemerling IESG state changed to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested
2014-07-10
02 Yoshifumi Nishida
(1) What type of RFC is being requested (BCP, Proposed Standard, Internet Standard, Informational, Experimental, or Historic)? Why is this the proper type of RFC? …
2014-07-10
02 Yoshifumi Nishida State Change Notice email list changed to mptcp-chairs@tools.ietf.org, draft-ietf-mptcp-attacks@tools.ietf.org
2014-07-10
02 Yoshifumi Nishida Responsible AD changed to Martin Stiemerling
2014-07-10
02 Yoshifumi Nishida IETF WG state changed to Submitted to IESG for Publication from WG Document
2014-07-10
02 Yoshifumi Nishida IESG state changed to Publication Requested
2014-07-10
02 Yoshifumi Nishida IESG process started in state Publication Requested
2014-07-10
02 Yoshifumi Nishida Changed document writeup
2014-07-10
02 Yoshifumi Nishida Intended Status changed to Informational from None
2014-07-10
02 Yoshifumi Nishida Document shepherd changed to Yoshifumi Nishida
2014-07-03
02 Marcelo Bagnulo New version available: draft-ietf-mptcp-attacks-02.txt
2014-06-23
01 Marcelo Bagnulo New version available: draft-ietf-mptcp-attacks-01.txt
2014-01-31
00 Marcelo Bagnulo New version available: draft-ietf-mptcp-attacks-00.txt