[TLS] open issues for draft-ietf-tls-chacha20-poly1305-00

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav@redhat.com> Tue, 04 August 2015 12:37 UTC

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Subject: [TLS] open issues for draft-ietf-tls-chacha20-poly1305-00
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 An open issue for draft-ietf-tls-chacha20-poly1305-00 raised by Eric 
Rescorla is that this draft doesn't use the draft-TLS 1.3 mechanism 
for setting the nonce per record [0]. Is there any support for 
switching these ciphersuites to draft-TLS 1.3 nonce mechanism even for 
TLS 1.2? The alternative is to use the TLS 1.2 mechanism with the 
redundant bytes redacted as the draft is now [1].

Are there any other issues than the listed above which may prevent
early code point assignment? 

[0]. https://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/tls/current/msg16374.html

[1]. https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-tls-chacha20-poly1305-00