[ipv6hackers] IPv6 security presentation at Hack.lu 2011

Marc Heuse mh at mh-sec.de
Sun Sep 25 11:55:07 CEST 2011

Am 25.09.2011 11:39, schrieb Owen DeLong:
> On Sep 24, 2011, at 2:23 PM, Fernando Gont wrote:
>> On 09/22/2011 03:01 PM, Gert Doering wrote:
>>> Hi, On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 09:37:11PM -0300, Arturo Servin wrote:
>>>> Jean, Regarding SEND AFAIK, you need a certificate in each device
>>>> requesting network information to validate the source. For that
>>>> requirement only, SEND is not easy to deploy.
>>> You need the PKI infrastructure to validate RAs.
>> If you don't validate RA's, then an attacker would simply spoof RA's,
>> and would have all packets forwarded to him, thus defeating any
>> protection that could have been provided with the CGAs.
> Unless you use RA Guard instead.

and in the current state of RA implementations and IPv6 implementation
into the OSes, RA guard can easily be bypassed.


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