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Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:38:28 -0800
From: Seth Arnold <>
Subject: Re: cryptographic primitive choices [was: Re:
 Microsoft Warns Customers Away From RC4 and SHA-1]

On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 11:58:47PM -0700, Kurt Seifried wrote:
> Think of all the things that currently use (often older versions of)
> OpenSSL/PolarSSL/GnuTLS/etc and will never get updated...

This is an argument for agressively assigning CVEs. If we're going to
have devices on our networks that are known to be a decade behind the
state of technology we should clearly label them as the security risk
they are. (TLS 1.2 is over five years old.)


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