Analysis of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) Security According to the Keying and Authentication for Routing Protocols (KARP) Design Guidelines
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Document Action: 'Analysis of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) Security According to KARP Design Guide' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-karp-bfd-analysis-08.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Analysis of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) Security According to KARP Design Guide' (draft-ietf-karp-bfd-analysis-08.txt) as Informational RFC This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an IETF Working Group. The IESG contact person is Adrian Farrel. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-karp-bfd-analysis/
Technical Summary This document analyzes the security mechanisms for BFD, according to the guidelines set forth in Section 4.2 of Keying and Authentication for Routing Protocols Design Guidelines. In analyzes the current security state of BFD, describes gaps, and discusses work that needs to be done to close those gaps. Working Group Summary The KARP Working Group was happy with the document. There was no controversy. A chair of the BFD WG was active in its development and review, and the document was shown to the BFD WG for review and feedback. The KARP WG has now closed, but WG last call completed while the group was still active. The draft is being advanced as AD Sponsored. Document Quality This document has been reviewed by the KARP Working Group and by the KARP chairs. It does a good job laying out the issues with securing BFD. The level of detail is appropriate to the working group goals as laid out in the charter and the guidelines document. Personnel Brian Weis <email@example.com> is the document shepherd. Adrian Farrel <firstname.lastname@example.org> is the responsible AD.