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RSVP Security Properties (RFC4230)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000132515D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Dec-20

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

H. Tschofenig: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This document summarizes the security properties of RSVP. The goal of this analysis is to benefit from previous work done on RSVP and to capture knowledge about past activities.

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Network Working Group                                      H. Tschofenig
Request for Comments: 4230                                       Siemens
Category: Informational                                      R. Graveman
                                                            RFG Security
                                                           December 2005


                        RSVP Security Properties

Status of This Memo

   This memo provides information for the Internet community.  It does
   not specify an Internet standard of any kind.  Distribution of this
   memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2005).

Abstract

   This document summarizes the security properties of RSVP.  The goal
   of this analysis is to benefit from previous work done on RSVP and to
   capture knowledge about past activities.

Tschofenig & Graveman        Informational                      [Page 1]
RFC 4230                RSVP Security Properties           December 2005


Table of Contents

   1.   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.   Terminology and Architectural Assumptions  . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.   Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
        3.1.  The RSVP INTEGRITY Object  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
        3.2.  Security Associations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
        3.3.  RSVP Key Management Assumptions  . . . . . . . . . . .   8
        3.4.  Identity Representation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
        3.5.  RSVP Integrity Handshake   . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   4.   Detailed Security Property Discussion  . . . . . . . . . . .  15
        4.1.  Network Topology   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
        4.2.  Host/Router  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
        4.3.  User to PEP/PDP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
        4.4.  Communication between RSVP-Aware Routers . . . . . . .  28
   5.   Miscellaneous Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
        5.1.  First-Hop Issue  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30
        5.2.  Next-Hop Problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30
        5.3.  Last-Hop Issue   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  33
        5.4.  RSVP- and IPsec-protected data traffic . . . . . . . .  34
        5.5.  End-to-End Security Issues and RSVP  . . . . . . . . .  36
        5.6.  IPsec protection of RSVP signaling messages  . . . . .  36
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