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Re: about draft-ietf-shim6-proto-01.txt
Hi Marcelo and all,
On 10/16/05, marcelo bagnulo braun <email@example.com> wrote:
> In section 5.4 R1 Message Format
> It may make sense to allow the responder to include the locator set in
> the R1 message, so that the initiator can acknowledge the reception of
> the locator set (otherwise, the locator set of the responder is sent in
> R2 which remains unacknowledged).
> the potential problem with this is that an small I1 packet may result
> in a somehow big R1 packet which may be used by an attacker as an
> amplifier (but i am not sure whether this is a big issue, since the
> amplification won't be so important)
Well, the attacker may choose an amplifier with a lot of locators.
And any amplification is bad anyway. ;-)