RFC 8701

Applying Generate Random Extensions And Sustain Extensibility (GREASE) to TLS Extensibility, January 2020

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
D. Benjamin
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tls (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8701

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Abstract

This document describes GREASE (Generate Random Extensions And Sustain Extensibility), a mechanism to prevent extensibility failures in the TLS ecosystem. It reserves a set of TLS protocol values that may be advertised to ensure peers correctly handle unknown values.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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