[TLS] draft-altman-tls-channel-bindings-10 -- better text on sync problem

Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams@sun.com> Tue, 30 March 2010 17:53 UTC

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Subject: [TLS] draft-altman-tls-channel-bindings-10 -- better text on sync problem
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I've just posted draft-altman-tls-channel-bindings-10:

http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-altman-tls-channel-bindings-10.txt

I realized that the best way to avoid the synchronization problem is to
simply not request re-negotiation on the server side during application-
layer authentication.  I made that a MUST because there's typically an
API by which server-side apps can request re-negotiation.  I made the
client-side avoidance technique a SHOULD because the necessary APIs
might be missing.

With this change I'm happy to adopt the MSFT variant of tls-unique
unchanged.

Alexey,

I believe that draft-altman-tls-channel-bindings-10.txt is ready for an
IETF Last Call.

Nico
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