Telechat Review of draft-ietf-tls-ecdhe-psk-aead-04

Request Review of draft-ietf-tls-ecdhe-psk-aead
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 05)
Type Telechat Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2017-05-23
Requested 2017-05-05
Authors John Preuß Mattsson, Daniel Migault
Draft last updated 2017-05-19
Completed reviews Genart Last Call review of -03 by Dan Romascanu (diff)
Secdir Last Call review of -03 by Benjamin Kaduk (diff)
Genart Telechat review of -04 by Dan Romascanu (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Dan Romascanu 
State Completed
Review review-ietf-tls-ecdhe-psk-aead-04-genart-telechat-romascanu-2017-05-19
Reviewed rev. 04 (document currently at 05)
Review result Ready
Review completed: 2017-05-19


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Document: draft-ietf-tls-ecdhe-psk-aead-??
Reviewer: Dan Romascanu
Review Date: 2017-05-19
IETF LC End Date: 2017-05-18
IESG Telechat date: 2017-05-25


This is a straight-forward and clear document that defines several new cipher suites for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol version 1.2 and higher, based on the Ephemeral Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman with Pre-Shared Key (ECDHE_PSK) key exchange together with the Authenticated Encryption with Associated Data (AEAD) algorithms AES-GCM and AES-CCM. The document is well written and I appreciate the effort to clarify in the Introduction the context, what was missing, and why the document is necessary. One issue raised in my initial review for draft-03 was addressed, discussed and draft-04 includes useful clarification text. 

The document is Ready

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