Compact TLS 1.3
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TLS Working Group                                            E. Rescorla
Internet-Draft                                                   Mozilla
Intended status: Informational                                 R. Barnes
Expires: January 9, 2020                                           Cisco
                                                           July 08, 2019

                            Compact TLS 1.3
                       draft-rescorla-tls-ctls-02

Abstract

   This document specifies a "compact" version of TLS 1.3.  It is
   isomorphic to TLS 1.3 but saves space by aggressive use of defaults
   and tighter encodings.  CTLS is not interoperable with TLS 1.3, but
   it should eventually be possible for the server to distinguish TLS
   1.3 and CTLS handshakes.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Conventions and Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Common Primitives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     3.1.  Varints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     3.2.  Record Layer  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.3.  Handshake Layer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.4.  Extensions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   4.  Handshake Messages  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.1.  ClientHello . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       4.1.1.  KeyShare  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     4.2.  ServerHello . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       4.2.1.  KeyShare  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       4.2.2.  PreSharedKeys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.3.  EncryptedExtensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.4.  CertificateRequest  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.5.  Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       4.5.1.  Key IDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       4.5.2.  CertificateVerify . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       4.5.3.  Finished  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       4.5.4.  HelloRetryRequest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   5.  Handshake Size Calculations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     5.1.  ECDHE w/ Signatures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       5.1.1.  Flight 1 (ClientHello) ***  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       5.1.2.  Flight 2 (ServerHello..Finished)  . . . . . . . . . .  10
       5.1.3.  Flight 3 (Client Certificate..Finished) . . . . . . .  11
   6.  cTLS as Compression Layer [[OPEN ISSUE]]  . . . . . . . . . .  12
   7.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   8.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   9.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14

1.  Introduction

   DISCLAIMER: This is a work-in-progress draft of cTLS and has not yet
   seen significant security analysis, so could contain major errors.
   It should not be used as a basis for building production systems.

   This document specifies a "compact" version of TLS 1.3 [RFC8446].  It
   is isomorphic to TLS 1.3 but designed to take up minimal bandwidth.
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