Re: [secdir] Secdir Review of draft-ietf-netconf-rfc5539bis-09

Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de> Wed, 11 March 2015 07:16 UTC

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From: Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de>
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Subject: Re: [secdir] Secdir Review of draft-ietf-netconf-rfc5539bis-09
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On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 02:16:04PM +0000, t. p. wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sam Hartman" <hartmans-ietf@mit.edu>
> To: "t.p." <daedulus@btconnect.com>
> Cc: "Sam Hartman" <hartmans-ietf@mit.edu>du>; <ietf@ietf.org>rg>;
> <secdir@ietf.org>rg>; <iesg@ietf.org>rg>;
> <draft-ietf-netconf-rfc5539bis.all@tools.ietf.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 12:48 PM
> > >>>>> "t" == t p <daedulus@btconnect.com> writes:
> >
> > Well, I think you still need to answer questions like
> >
> > * Is it a fingerprint of the cert or the key?
> >
> > * Is the server expected to re-normalize the DER?    Allowed to
> >   re-normalize the DER?
> 
> Sam
> 
> Thank you for your comments.
> 
> The I-D specifies fingerprint of the certificate so that is specified.
> 
> Normalisation is not specified and is an interesting point; as you say,
> something to be considered.
>

The model follows RFC 6353 (STD 78) and I am not aware of any issues
that were reported against STD 78 because fingerprints do have issues
with being ambiguous. So are we talking about a real-world problem or
a problem that could exist in theory?

/js

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