[spoofing-tf] ietf-bcp38bis mailing list [Was: RFC2827-bis comments solicitation]

  • From: "Fergie" fergdawg@localhost
  • Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2006 18:45:51 GMT

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As a follow-up to my previous message re: "RFC2827-bis
comments solicitation", we now have a dedicated mailing
list for discussion of bringing BCP38 up-to-date:

[snip]

ietf-bcp38bis mailing list

The ietf-bcp38bis mailing list is for discussing an update
to BCP 38, "Network Ingress Filtering".

To subscribe to the mailing list, send a message to:

 ietf-bcp38bis-request@localhost

...with the single word 'subscribe' in the body of the
message.

[snip]

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- - ferg

>
>First, sorry for any duplicates, but we wanted to reach all
>interested parties.
>
>After several discussions with many different folks last week
>at IETF 67 in San Diego, as well as various people over the
>course of the past few months, Dan Senie and I have decided to
>undertake an effort to "update" RFC2827/BCP38 [1].
>
>I know that I'm not the only person who has heard various
>discussions in the past couple of years that concluded that
>(paraphrased), "BCP38 needs to be updated."
>
>Now is your chance to speak up. :-)
>
>We would very much like to solicit comments & suggestions from the
>community-at-large on areas where you feel BCP38 is lacking, or in
>areas where you feel it does not properly address with regards to
>prohibiting source-spoofed traffic from any given administrative
>network boundary, given that some technical aspects of the Internet
>may have changed since it's publication.
>
>While we acknowledge that a uniform application of a source address
>verification architecture/ingress filtering scheme will not mitigate
>_all_ "unwanted traffic" [2] in the Internet, it will most certainly
>address the issue of hosts which attempt to source-spoof traffic into
>the Internet.
>
>I have not set up a mailing list for this yet, but if there is
>enough discussion/input, I will make an effort to do so (or perhaps
>the SAVA mailing list [3] might be a good place for discussion). In
>the interim, you can contact me or Dan directly:
>
> Paul Ferguson: fergdawg(at)netzero.net
> Dan Senie:     dts(at)senie.com
>
>
>Thanks,
>
>fergie & dan
>
>p.s. Also, for anyone who might be interesting in related work,
>there is an effort to bring some additional work into the IETF
>called SAVA, or Source Address Validation Architecture [4].
>
>
>[1] http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2827.txt
>[2] http://www.iab.org/about/workshops/unwantedtraffic/index.html
>[3] http://www.nrc.tsinghua.edu.cn/mailman/listinfo/sava
>[4]
>http://www.nrc.tsinghua.edu.cn/pipermail/sava/2006-September/000004.html  


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