[TLS] Deprecating RC4 (was: draft-ietf-tls-encrypt-then-mac)

Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com> Fri, 11 April 2014 18:51 UTC

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Subject: [TLS] Deprecating RC4 (was: draft-ietf-tls-encrypt-then-mac)
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Folks,

Andrei Popov has refreshed his draft on deprecating RC4:

http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-popov-tls-prohibiting-rc4-02

There was significant WG support for this draft previously and
then the discussion migrated to UTA where it does not seem
to be terminating.

The chairs would like to hear from WG members whether they
support adoption of this draft in TLS. While this is not a formal
call for adoption, if we get strong support we will immediately
move for adoption, so now is a good time to raise any
objections you have.

-Ekr