Re: [TLS] Broken browser behaviour with SCADA TLS

Hubert Kario <hkario@redhat.com> Wed, 04 July 2018 10:01 UTC

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On Wednesday, 4 July 2018 09:45:36 CEST Peter Gutmann wrote:
> Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>; writes:
> >As of the latest version, things should be the same - extensions shouldn't
> >affect whether connections work.
> 
> Sure, the only reason for mentioning the "last version with extensions" is
> that apparently some of the systems require browser extensions, and they
> aren't going to be rewritten for current versions of Firefox.  So it was
> whatever the last version with extensions was, either 52ESR or 56 (I didn't
> ask, I'm on FF 56).

what "browser extensions"? you can't really do a modern TLS 1.2 without 
extensions, let alone TLS 1.3 (which is now enabled by default in NSS). I'm 
quite sure NSS didn't drop any consequential ones...

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