Telechat Review of draft-ietf-sipcore-digest-scheme-10

Request Review of draft-ietf-sipcore-digest-scheme
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 15)
Type Telechat Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2019-10-29
Requested 2019-10-14
Authors Rifaat Shekh-Yusef
Draft last updated 2019-10-22
Completed reviews Secdir Last Call review of -08 by David Mandelberg (diff)
Genart Telechat review of -10 by Roni Even (diff)
Opsdir Telechat review of -10 by Al Morton (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Roni Even
State Completed
Review review-ietf-sipcore-digest-scheme-10-genart-telechat-even-2019-10-22
Posted at
Reviewed rev. 10 (document currently at 15)
Review result Almost Ready
Review completed: 2019-10-22


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Document: draft-ietf-sipcore-digest-scheme-??
Reviewer: Roni Even
Review Date: 2019-10-22
IETF LC End Date: None
IESG Telechat date: 2019-10-31

The document is almost ready for publication as a standard track RFC

Major issues:

Minor issues:

1. In section 2.4 " If the UAC cannot respond to any of the challenges in the response, then it SHOULD abandon attempts to send the request, e.g. if the UAC
   does not have credentials or has stale credentials for any of the realms, unless a local policy dictates otherwise." Yet RFC3261 section 22.2 " If no credentials for a realm can be located, UACs MAY attempt to
   retry the request with a username of "anonymous" and no password (a  password of ""). Is this deprecated ?

2. RFC3261 algorithm includes "MD5-sess" while section 2.6 removed it

3. it may be good to have a backward compatibility section.

Nits/editorial comments: