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Re: That pesky AS path corruption bug...
On Tue, 23 May 2000, Jeff Haas wrote: > The only valid defense against such mucking that I can think of > is verifying AS adjacencies against some registry and flagging > unknown paths. This is not a cheap thing to do. This, however, > is far saner than cryptographically signing all routing updates > which is one solution I've heard proposed. :-P You can cryptographically sign bad information as well as good information. Cryptography is good for detecting alterations, not if the information was correct in the first place.