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Security Requirements for BGP Path Validation (RFC7353) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000238377D
Original Publication Date: 2014-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Aug-21
Document File: 18 page(s) / 18K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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S. Bellovin: AUTHOR [+3]


Origin validation based on Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) [RFC6811] provides a measure of resilience to accidental mis-origination of prefixes; however, it provides neither cryptographic assurance (announcements are not signed) nor assurance of the AS Path of the announcement.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                       S. Bellovin Request for Comments: 7353                           Columbia University Category: Informational                                          R. Bush ISSN: 2070-1721                                Internet Initiative Japan                                                                  D. Ward                                                            Cisco Systems                                                              August 2014

              Security Requirements for BGP Path Validation


   This document describes requirements for a BGP security protocol    design to provide cryptographic assurance that the origin Autonomous    System (AS) has the right to announce the prefix and to provide    assurance of the AS Path of the announcement.

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   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

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 RFC 7353          Requirements for BGP Path Validation       August 2014

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2      1.1.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    2.  R...