[ipv6hackers] Deprecating EUI-64 Based IPv6 Addresses (Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-gont-6man-deprecate-eui64-based-addresses-00.txt)

Fernando Gont fgont at si6networks.com
Fri Oct 25 10:14:26 CEST 2013


We have posted a new I-D entitled "Deprecating EUI-64 Based IPv6

It's a spin-off of the work we've been doing on IPv6 addressing
secuity/privacy considerations
(draft-ietf-6man-ipv6-address-generation-privacy and
draft-ietf-6man-stable-privacy-addresses), and the idea had already been
discussed among several folks mstly off-list and at IETF meeting corridors.

Any comments will be appreciated. If possible, post any feedback to
<6man at ietf.org> (and CC me).


Best regards,

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: New Version Notification for
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:43:46 -0700
From: internet-drafts at ietf.org
To: Fernando Gont <fgont at si6networks.com>, Will Liu
<liushucheng at huawei.com>, Alissa Cooper <acooper at cdt.org>, Dave Thaler
<dthaler at microsoft.com>

A new version of I-D, draft-gont-6man-deprecate-eui64-based-addresses-00.txt
has been successfully submitted by Fernando Gont and posted to the
IETF repository.

Filename:	 draft-gont-6man-deprecate-eui64-based-addresses
Revision:	 00
Title:		 Deprecating EUI-64 Based IPv6 Addresses
Creation date:	 2013-10-22
Group:		 Individual Submission
Number of pages: 6

   Stateless Address Autoconfiguration (SLAAC) for IPv6 typically
   results in hosts configuring one or more stable addresses composed of
   a network prefix advertised by a local router, and an Interface
   Identifier that typically embeds a hardware address (e.g., an IEEE
   LAN MAC address).  The security and privacy implications of embedding
   hardware addresses in the Interface Identifier have been known and
   understood for some time now, and some popular IPv6 implementations
   have already deviated from such scheme to mitigate these issues.
   This document deprecates the use of hardware addresses in IPv6
   Interface Identifiers, and recommends the use of an alternative
   scheme ([I-D.ietf-6man-stable-privacy-addresses]) for the generation
   of IPv6 stable addresses.

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Fernando Gont
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Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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