Moving DIGEST-MD5 to Historic
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, kitten mailing list <email@example.com>, kitten chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Document Action: 'Moving DIGEST-MD5 to Historic' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-kitten-digest-to-historic-04.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Moving DIGEST-MD5 to Historic' (draft-ietf-kitten-digest-to-historic-04.txt) as an Informational RFC This document is the product of the Common Authentication Technology Next Generation Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Stephen Farrell and Sean Turner. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-kitten-digest-to-historic/
Technical Summary The DIGEST-MD5 Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) mechanism has known security and interoperability problems. This memo recommends that RFC 2831 be moved to Historic status, and that the DIGEST-MD5 mechanism be marked as OBSOLETE in the IANA Registry. Working Group Summary This document is a product of the SASL and KITTEN Working Groups (which merged during the lifetime of the document). Document Quality This document passed a Working Group Last Call in the SASL and KITTEN Working Groups with no major concerns. Personnel Tom Yu (email@example.com) is the document shepherd Stephen Farrell (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the responsible AD.