[TLS] [Editorial Errata Reported] RFC7568 (4561)

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The following errata report has been submitted for RFC7568,
"Deprecating Secure Sockets Layer Version 3.0".

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You may review the report below and at:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/errata_search.php?rfc=7568&eid=4561

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Type: Editorial
Reported by: Richard Petrie <rap1011@ksu.edu>

Section: 1.

Original Text
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Since it was released in 1996, the SSLv3 protocol [RFC6101] has been
   subject to a long series of attacks, both on its key exchange
   mechanism and on the encryption schemes it supports.  Despite being
   replaced by TLS 1.0 [RFC2246] in 1999, and subsequently TLS 1.1 in
   2002 [RFC4346] and 1.2 in 2006 [RFC5246], availability of these
   replacement versions has not been universal.  As a result, many
   implementations of TLS have permitted the negotiation of SSLv3.

   The predecessor of SSLv3, SSL version 2, is no longer considered
   sufficiently secure [RFC6176].  SSLv3 now follows.

Corrected Text
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Since it was released in 1996, the SSLv3 protocol [RFC6101] has been
   subject to a long series of attacks, both on its key exchange
   mechanism and on the encryption schemes it supports.  Despite being
   replaced by TLS 1.0 [RFC2246] in 1999, and subsequently TLS 1.1 in
   2006 [RFC4346] and 1.2 in 2008 [RFC5246], availability of these
   replacement versions has not been universal.  As a result, many
   implementations of TLS have permitted the negotiation of SSLv3.

   The predecessor of SSLv3, SSL version 2, is no longer considered
   sufficiently secure [RFC6176].  SSLv3 now follows.

Notes
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TLS 1.1 was first drafted in 2002, but not published until 2006. Similarly, TLS 1.2 was drafted in 2006, but not published until 2008.

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RFC7568 (draft-ietf-tls-sslv3-diediedie-03)
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Title               : Deprecating Secure Sockets Layer Version 3.0
Publication Date    : June 2015
Author(s)           : R. Barnes, M. Thomson, A. Pironti, A. Langley
Category            : PROPOSED STANDARD
Source              : Transport Layer Security
Area                : Security
Stream              : IETF
Verifying Party     : IESG