Re: [TLS] padding bug

Peter Gutmann <pgut001@cs.auckland.ac.nz> Wed, 25 September 2013 11:25 UTC

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Ben Laurie <benl@google.com> writes:
>On 24 September 2013 17:31, Hovav Shacham <hovav@cs.ucsd.edu> wrote:
>> I would prefer an approach that deprecates existing suites in favor of
>> non-CBC authenticated encryption modes.
>
>That means requiring TLS 1.2, which is a far more complex update to existing
>s/w than this change.

You beat me to it (see: email backlog).  In fact this issue has been covered
in the draft since -01.

Peter.