Re: [dane] draft-ietf-dane-srv-03.txt: name checks, ...

Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> Tue, 11 February 2014 17:20 UTC

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Hi Viktor, my apologies about the seriously delayed reply.

On 12/19/13, 10:30 AM, Viktor Dukhovni wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 08:07:10AM -0800, internet-drafts@ietf.org wrote:
>
>> 	Filename        : draft-ietf-dane-srv-03.txt
>> 	Date            : 2013-12-13
>
> Section 5 (no exception for usage 3):
> Section 7 (MUST and SHOULD on server name are too strong):
> Section 10.3 (no exception for usage 3):
>
> This still conflicts with the smtp-with-dane and ops drafts with
> respect to name checks (server identity checks) in usage 3.  In
> the two conflicting documents usage 3 certificates are validated
> exclusively by matching against DANE TLSA RRs.  No name checks,
> key usage checks, expiration checks, ... apply with usage 3.  Rather,
> the binding of the EE certificate to the service end-point is
> entirely established by the DNSSEC TLSA record (also its validity
> lifetime is the lifetime of the TLSA record).
>
> Correspondingly, all requirements on the content of the server
> certificate are relaxed with usage 3, it may, if desired, contain
> no identity information.

You are right. We will update the document to properly account for usage 
3 scenarios.

Peter

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