Re: [rtcweb] Mirja Kühlewind's Discuss on draft-ietf-rtcweb-security-11: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)

Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com> Thu, 28 February 2019 21:23 UTC

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Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 13:22:39 -0800
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On Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 10:00 AM Mirja Kühlewind <ietf@kuehlewind.net>;
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> I think this document is clearly informational. Other RTCweb documents
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> refer this document informatively and only reference the sec arch doc
> normatively.
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I don't feel strongly one way or the other. I will defer to the AD.


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> I would have also expected some discussion about the risks to the user if
> the
> browser gets corrupted, as indicated by the trust model presented in
> draft-ietf-rtcweb-security-arch. Alternatively, this document could go in
> the
> appendix of draft-ietf-rtcweb-security-arch instead.
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Hmm... We generally assume that the browser is uncorrupted. If it is, it's
pretty much game over. Can you explain more about your position.