[ipv6hackers] Looking for feedback on subjective top list of IPv6 security issues

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Sat Mar 9 08:42:57 CET 2013

On Fri, 2013-03-08 at 23:06 +0000, Jim Small wrote:
> > 6724 now.
> This is a good point.  However, has any vendor actually implemented
> this yet?  Usually it takes years for the RFCs to make it to code so
> to speak.  Do you know if the Linux kernel maintainers or any of the
> Linux/BSD distros have looked at this?

Ubuntu 12.04 implements parts of it at least - particularly preferring
temporary addresses by default rather than public ones, and the default
prefs and labels tables are from 6724. I'm not up on the distros enough
to know if this is true for all similar-version Linuxii, or just for

kauer at karl:~$ uname -a
Linux karl 3.2.0-38-generic #61-Ubuntu SMP Tue Feb 19 12:18:21 UTC 2013
x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)

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