Problems with Session Traversal Utilities for NAT (STUN) Long-Term Authentication for Traversal Using Relays around NAT (TURN) (RFC7376)
Original Publication Date: 2014-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Oct-01
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
T. Reddy: AUTHOR [+3]
Traversal Using Relays around NAT (TURN) [RFC5766] is a protocol that is often used to improve the connectivity of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) applications (as defined in Section 2.7 of [RFC5128]). TURN allows a connection to be established when one or both sides are incapable of a direct P2P connection. The TURN server is also a building block to support interactive, real-time communication using audio, video, collaboration, games, etc., between two peer web browsers using the Web Real-Time Communication (WebRTC) [WebRTC-Overview] framework.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) T. Reddy Request for Comments: 7376 R. Ravindranath Category: Informational Cisco ISSN: 2070-1721 M. Perumal Ericsson A. Yegin Samsung September 2014
Problems with Session Traversal Utilities for NAT (STUN) Long-Term Authentication for Traversal Using Relays around NAT (TURN)
This document discusses some of the security problems and practical problems with the current Session Traversal Utilities for NAT (STUN) authentication for Traversal Using Relays around NAT (TURN) messages.
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This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
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RFC 7376 STUN Authentication for TURN: Problems September 2014
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