Re: [Acme] kinds of proof

Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> Fri, 28 November 2014 22:31 UTC

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From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
To: Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org>
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On Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 01:57:55PM -0800, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> On Nov 28, 2014, at 1:37 PM, Viktor Dukhovni <ietf-dane@dukhovni.org> wrote:
> > It is far from clear to me that every "shell" user of a machine
> > should be authorized to obtain certificates for the whole machine.
> 
> And it is clear to me that they should be, if we want to see more
> encryption of traffic. I have no problem with some CAs saying "we'll
> issue you a cert only if you control port X", but I absolutely want
> that to be a policy of the CA, not of the enrollment protocol.

The user should be able to represent all services on that host just by
having a shell on it?  If certs could be limited by port the user could
get one for the ports he/she is allowed to listen on, but...

Nico
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