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Last Call Review of draft-ietf-tls-keylogfile-01

Request Review of draft-ietf-tls-keylogfile
Requested revision No specific revision (document currently at 02)
Type Last Call Review
Team General Area Review Team (Gen-ART) (genart)
Deadline 2024-04-18
Requested 2024-04-04
Authors Martin Thomson
I-D last updated 2024-04-12
Completed reviews Genart Last Call review of -01 by Russ Housley (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Russ Housley
State Completed
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Completed 2024-04-12
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Document: draft-ietf-tls-keylogfile-01
Reviewer: Russ Housley
Review Date: 2024-04-12
IETF LC End Date: 2024-04-18
IESG Telechat date: unknown

Summary: Ready

Major Concerns:


Minor Concerns:

Section 3: The text says: "Access to the content of a file in
SSLKEYLOGFILE format allows an attacker to break the
confidentiality protection on any TLS connections that are
included in the file."  This is clearly true.  However, the
attacker this access to the keys can also break the integrity

Section 4: The registration of the new application/sslkeylogfile
media-type for all IETF registrations in the standards tree
requires a posting to the mail list.  A search
of the mail archive id not uncover "sslkeylogfile".  To avoid delay,
that mail list discussion should probably get started now.


Section 1: s/file format that logging/file format for logging/