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Considerations for Protocols with Compression over TLS

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Authors Boku Kihara, Kazuki Shimizu
Last updated 2013-04-25 (Latest revision 2012-10-22)
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Transport Layer Security is essential to secret communications in the Internet, and protecting TLS is our fundamental task. This document describes a threat to TLS when compression is used and proposes possible mitigations of the threat.


Boku Kihara
Kazuki Shimizu

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