[ipv6hackers] IPv6 security presentation at Hack.lu 2011

Fernando Gont fgont at si6networks.com
Fri Sep 30 00:16:15 CEST 2011

On 09/29/2011 06:42 PM, Enno Rey wrote:
>>> how would running a RP prevent dealing with RAs?
>> You can turn on, for example, OSPF for host to learn its gateway
>> and then, it can ignore RAs.
> are you sure? Just went through RFC 4862 and I don't think a host can
> do anything else than (SLAAC with RAs|DHCPv6, not distributing a
> default gateway anyway|manual).


FWIW, note that at least in theory, DHCPv6 use itself is triggered by RAs.

Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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