[TLS] Genart telechat review of draft-ietf-tls-ecdhe-psk-aead-04

Dan Romascanu <dromasca@gmail.com> Fri, 19 May 2017 22:43 UTC

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Reviewer: Dan Romascanu
Review result: Ready

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Document: draft-ietf-tls-ecdhe-psk-aead-??
Reviewer: Dan Romascanu
Review Date: 2017-05-19
IETF LC End Date: 2017-05-18
IESG Telechat date: 2017-05-25

Summary:

This is a straight-forward and clear document that defines several new
cipher suites for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol version
1.2 and higher, based on the Ephemeral Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman
with Pre-Shared Key (ECDHE_PSK) key exchange together with the
Authenticated Encryption with Associated Data (AEAD) algorithms
AES-GCM and AES-CCM. The document is well written and I appreciate the
effort to clarify in the Introduction the context, what was missing,
and why the document is necessary. One issue raised in my initial
review for draft-03 was addressed, discussed and draft-04 includes
useful clarification text. 

The document is Ready

Major issues:

Minor issues:

Nits/editorial comments: