A Survey of Transport Security Protocols
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Network Working Group                                           T. Pauly
Internet-Draft                                                Apple Inc.
Intended status: Informational                                C. Perkins
Expires: May 9, 2019                               University of Glasgow
                                                                 K. Rose
                                               Akamai Technologies, Inc.
                                                                 C. Wood
                                                              Apple Inc.
                                                       November 05, 2018

                A Survey of Transport Security Protocols
                 draft-ietf-taps-transport-security-04

Abstract

   This document provides a survey of commonly used or notable network
   security protocols, with a focus on how they interact and integrate
   with applications and transport protocols.  Its goal is to supplement
   efforts to define and catalog transport services [RFC8095] by
   describing the interfaces required to add security protocols.  It
   examines Transport Layer Security (TLS), Datagram Transport Layer
   Security (DTLS), Quick UDP Internet Connections with TLS (QUIC +
   TLS), MinimalT, CurveCP, tcpcrypt, Internet Key Exchange with
   Encapsulating Security Protocol (IKEv2 + ESP), SRTP (with DTLS), and
   WireGuard.  This survey is not limited to protocols developed within
   the scope or context of the IETF, and those included represent a
   superset of features a TAPS system may need to support.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Security Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   4.  Transport Security Protocol Descriptions  . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.1.  TLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       4.1.1.  Protocol Description  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       4.1.2.  Security Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       4.1.3.  Protocol Dependencies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.2.  DTLS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       4.2.1.  Protocol Description  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       4.2.2.  Security Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       4.2.3.  Protocol Dependencies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     4.3.  (IETF) QUIC with TLS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       4.3.1.  Protocol Description  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.3.2.  Security Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.3.3.  Protocol Dependencies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.3.4.  Variant: Google QUIC  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     4.4.  IKEv2 with ESP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.4.1.  Protocol descriptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.4.2.  Security Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       4.4.3.  Protocol Dependencies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     4.5.  Secure RTP (with DTLS)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       4.5.1.  Protocol description  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       4.5.2.  Security Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       4.5.3.  Protocol Dependencies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
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