Re: [TLS] Last Call: <draft-ietf-tls-downgrade-scsv-03.txt> (TLS Fallback Signaling Cipher Suite Value (SCSV) for Preventing Protocol Downgrade Attacks) to Proposed Standard

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav@redhat.com> Mon, 12 January 2015 12:03 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] Last Call: <draft-ietf-tls-downgrade-scsv-03.txt> (TLS Fallback Signaling Cipher Suite Value (SCSV) for Preventing Protocol Downgrade Attacks) to Proposed Standard
From: Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav@redhat.com>
To: Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:03:34 +0100
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On Mon, 2015-01-12 at 11:11 +0000, Stephen Farrell wrote:

> > It's not up to me to say whether there was consensus for this draft or
> > not. 
> Yep, we'll see when the IETF LC is done.
> > I voiced my opinion against that draft. 
> Not quite. You said this "cannot be" a PS based on an argument
> that is independent of the content of the draft.

I assumed that the history of discussions on this draft was known. There
have been long discussions in this list about this draft, where my
opinion was expressed. For example:
The thread:
https://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/tls/current/msg13871.html
My opinion:
http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/tls/current/msg14016.html

regards,
Nikos