Analysis of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) Security (RFC7492)
Original Publication Date: 2015-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Mar-19
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
M. Bhatia: AUTHOR [+3]
This document performs a gap analysis of the current state of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection [RFC5880] according to the requirements of KARP Design Guidelines [RFC6518]. Previously, the OPSEC working group has provided an analysis of cryptographic issues with BFD in "Issues with Existing Cryptographic Protection Methods for Routing Protocols" [RFC6039].
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) M. Bhatia Request for Comments: 7492 Ionos Networks Category: Informational D. Zhang ISSN: 2070-1721 Huawei M. Jethanandani Ciena Corporation March 2015
Analysis of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) Security According to the Keying and Authentication for Routing Protocols (KARP) Design Guidelines
This document analyzes the Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) protocol according to the guidelines set forth in Section 4.2 of RFC 6518, "Keying and Authentication for Routing Protocols (KARP) Design Guidelines".
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This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
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RFC 7492 BFD Gap Analysis March 2015
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