Re: [TLS] [FORGED] Re: no fallbacks please [was: Downgrade protection, fallbacks, and server time]

Peter Gutmann <> Mon, 13 June 2016 19:47 UTC

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Hubert Kario <>; writes:

>run _everything_ is not really possible as some tests actually require
>mutually exclusive server settings - e.g. some require the server not to ask
>for client certificate while others do

Ah, OK.

>finally, while I do look forward to any contributions (just ideas for tests
>would be huge help!) I do want the tool to be as platform independent as
>possible (require just Python runtime, be it 2.6, 3.5 or anything in-
>between), so if you do plan to write the script, may I ask you to do that in
>python too?

I don't really speak python, it was just a quick "for f in *.py do ... done",
I was just checking whether there was something less crude available.