RFC 8164

Opportunistic Security for HTTP/2, May 2017

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc8164.txt
File formats:
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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Authors:
M. Nottingham
M. Thomson
Stream:
IETF
Source:
httpbis (art)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC8164

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Abstract

This document describes how "http" URIs can be accessed using Transport Layer Security (TLS) and HTTP/2 to mitigate pervasive monitoring attacks. This mechanism not a replacement for "https" URIs; it is vulnerable to active attacks.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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