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Teredo Security Updates (RFC5991) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000199659D
Original Publication Date: 2010-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Sep-14
Document File: 20 page(s) / 21K

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D. Thaler: AUTHOR [+3]


Teredo [RFC4380] defines a set of flags that are embedded in every Teredo IPv6 address. This document specifies a set of security updates that modify the use of this flags field, but are backwards compatible. This document updates RFC 4380.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                         D. Thaler Request for Comments: 5991                                     Microsoft Updates: 4380                                                S. Krishnan Category: Standards Track                                       Ericsson ISSN: 2070-1721                                              J. Hoagland                                                                 Symantec                                                           September 2010

                         Teredo Security Updates


   The Teredo protocol defines a set of flags that are embedded in every    Teredo IPv6 address.  This document specifies a set of security    updates that modify the use of this flags field, but are backward    compatible.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

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Thaler, et al.               Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 5991                 Teredo Security Updates          September 2010

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