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

Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com> Tue, 07 June 2016 15:05 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] [FORGED] Re: no fallbacks please [was: Downgrade protection, fallbacks, and server time]
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> On 7 Jun 2016, at 5:47 PM, Salz, Rich <rsalz@akamai.com>; wrote:
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>> I’m not sure this helps. 
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> I'm pretty sure it wouldn't help at all, for the reasons you list.

Which isn’t to say it’s not worth doing. I’d love to test my implementation against a test suite rather than just making sure it’s working with the five most popular browsers.

It’s just that it won’t solve this particular problem.

Yoav