Re: [TLS] draft-dkg-tls-reject-static-dh

Peter Gutmann <pgut001@cs.auckland.ac.nz> Wed, 12 December 2018 08:30 UTC

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From: Peter Gutmann <pgut001@cs.auckland.ac.nz>
To: Tony Arcieri <bascule@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [TLS] draft-dkg-tls-reject-static-dh
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Tony Arcieri <bascule@gmail.com>; writes:

>I think these concerns can largely be addressed by ECDHE with e.g. X25519:

Sure, and they could be addressed even better with LoRaWAN security, which is
even more efficient, however given that the current common denominator for the
user base appears to be TLS 1.0, the fact that better things exist doesn't
help much until all of the existing hardware is replaced.

Peter.