Re: [TLS] [CHANNEL-BINDING] Updates to

Martin Rex <> Sat, 20 March 2010 00:13 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] [CHANNEL-BINDING] Updates to
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Nicolas Williams wrote:
> No, the _first_ finished message of the _latest_ handshake.  That's what
> Larry says MSFT implemented.  I still don't know if that's just for
> HTTP/Negotiate or what.

Is that a successor to rfc-4559?  Is there a draft available?

Personally, I think that channel binding should be done to the
communication channel, not to a particular TLS session.

I think the original definition of tls-unique is _much_ better,
even though it will require the TLS stack to memorize an additional
connection parameter from the first handshake on a connection.