Re: [TLS] draft-sheffer-tls-bcp: DH recommendations

Peter Gutmann <pgut001@cs.auckland.ac.nz> Wed, 18 September 2013 09:23 UTC

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From: Peter Gutmann <pgut001@cs.auckland.ac.nz>
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Yaron Sheffer <yaronf.ietf@gmail.com>; writes:

>We would like to recommend using 2048-bit DH by both client and server

Why 2048?  It's completely unnecessary, all it's going to do is discourage use
of PFS suites.

Peter.