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RFC 5246, "The Transport Layer Security (TLS) Protocol Version 1.2", August 2008

Note: This RFC has been obsoleted by RFC 8446

Source of RFC: tls (sec)

Errata ID: 5409
Status: Rejected
Type: Technical

Reported By: Eugene Adell
Date Reported: 2018-06-26
Rejected by: Benjamin Kaduk
Date Rejected: 2018-07-14

Section Appendix A.5 says:

   Note: The cipher suite values { 0x00, 0x1C } and { 0x00, 0x1D } are
   reserved to avoid collision with Fortezza-based cipher suites in
   SSL 3.

It should say:

   Note: The cipher suite values { 0x00, 0x1C } and { 0x00, 0x1D } are
   reserved to avoid collision with Fortezza-based cipher suites in
   SSL 3. The cipher suite value { 0x00, 0x1E } firstly also assigned to
   Fortezza has been released and has since been be reassigned. 

Notes:

RFC 2712 (Addition of Kerberos Cipher Suites to Transport Layer Security) in its Draft 01 version introduces three new cipher suites colliding with the three Fortezza ones. The Draft 02 version partially corrects that, by moving the Kerberos cipher suites values by two.
This omission of the third cipher suite has never been corrected, and this remains in the same state in the final RFC 2712, RFC 2246 and its successors including this one.

Changing the first Kerberos cipher suite value, or moving all of them, would now not make any sense. Enhancing the note as suggested is probably enough to mention how one Fortezza cipher suite disappeared.
--VERIFIER NOTES--
RFC 5246 is not the appropriate location to document this conflict.

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