[Olsr-dev] olsrd web of trust plug-in

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Mon Dec 22 19:30:37 CET 2008

On Montag 22 Dezember 2008 17:59:00 Bernd Petrovitsch wrote:
> > Yes... because IPSec mostly deals with unicast traffic. Multicast
> > (broadcast is a special case) is MUCH MORE difficult.
> Yes, because you have to have different (symmetric) keys for each
> multicast group and change the key if one joins or leaves the group. And
> there are probably more similar problems.
> Let alone to *guarantee* that no one uses the old one ....
You are missing my point.

A group key does not allow for athentification within the group, so it's 
useless for securing OLSR routing packages against attackers inside the 
network (because they will have the group key).


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