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Title : Firewalling Considerations for IPv6
Author(s) : P. Savola
Filename : draft-savola-v6ops-firewalling-00.txt
Pages : 8
Date : 2002-9-25
There are quite a few potential problems regarding firewalling or
packet filtering in IPv6 environment. These include slight ambiguity
in the IPv6 specification, problems parsing packets beyond unknown
Extension Headers and Destination Options, and introduction of end-
to-end encrypted traffic and peer-to-peer applications. There may
also be need to extend packet matching to include some Extension
Header or Destination Option fields. This draft discusses these
issues to raise awareness and proposes some tentative solutions or
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