Hannes Tschofenig

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Archive for December, 2008

Dec
31
2008

Katrin Hoeper posted a NIST public call for comments that is of interest for all IETF WGs that deal with EAP. The NIST document contains security requirements for key deriving EAP methods that are used for wireless access authentication.  It covers non-tunneled as well as tunneled EAP methods. http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/PubsDrafts.html#800-120 Here is more information about the […]

Dec
31
2008

Henning and his students have released an open source LoST server, see http://honamsun.cs.columbia.edu/lost_homepage/. I hope that other groups are also able to publish their open source code.

Dec
31
2008

Karl Heinz Wolf and Alexander Mayrhofer have worked on a book describing the IETF emergency services architecture and their contributions at NIC.AT. The book, which is written in Germany and focuses on the situation in Austria, can be bought here. Their webpage contains more information about the book and about emergency services in general, see […]

Dec
31
2008

In case you have not heard about it yet: http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=2339 Ekr explains all this in more detail, see http://www.educatedguesswork.org/2008/12/understanding_the_sotirov_et_a.html. A original paper can be obtained from here. Verisign is not sleeping and tells us what they did against this problem: https://blogs.verisign.com/ssl-blog/2008/12/on_md5_vulnerabilities_and_mit.php

Dec
28
2008

Karl Heinz responded to my question to the GEOPRIV mailing list that he has implemented an encoder/decoder for RFC 4776 (see http://ecrit.labs.nic.at/rfc4776.php). He also claims that Wireshark 1.0 already includes his patch for decoding RFC 4776 location information in DHCPv4. This is good news for those folks interested in implementing the GEOPRIV location based mechanisms […]

Dec
19
2008

Sébastien Vincent just posted this mail to the MMUSIC mailing list about their Open Source TURN server implementation: ” This new version supports RFC5389 (STUN), latest turn-12 and turn-ipv6-05 drafts. We also refactor some code parts and add other things like setting DF flag on Linux and quotas / IP restriction stuff. Here is the […]

Dec
18
2008

Dan York released a nice videopodcast about P2PSIP. You can find it here: http://blogs.voxeo.com/ett/2008/12/11/emerging-tech-talk-011-david-bryan-about-p2psip/




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