RFC 7457

Summarizing Known Attacks on Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Datagram TLS (DTLS), February 2015

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7457.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
Y. Sheffer
R. Holz
P. Saint-Andre
Stream:
IETF
Source:
uta (app)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7457

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Abstract

Over the last few years, there have been several serious attacks on Transport Layer Security (TLS), including attacks on its most commonly used ciphers and modes of operation. This document summarizes these attacks, with the goal of motivating generic and protocol-specific recommendations on the usage of TLS and Datagram TLS (DTLS).


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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