Re: [TLS] 4492 ECDH_anon

Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com> Wed, 22 July 2015 09:23 UTC

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On Jul 22, 2015, at 10:44 AM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:

> I have never understood why 4492 doesn't claim forward secrecy for
> ECDH_anon suites.  Can someone explain why this doesn't have an 'E’?

I wasn’t there for the original 4492, but I think it’s because the old anonymous ciphersuites were called DH_anon (no E). 

They both provide forward secrecy.

Yoav