[anonsec] Re: potential new IETF WG on anonymous IPSec (fwd from hal at finney.org) (fwd from touch at ISI.EDU)

Steven M. Bellovin smb at research.att.com
Sun Sep 12 09:25:15 EDT 2004

In message <E1C6Bua-0006NT-00 at medusa01>, Peter Gutmann writes:
>Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> writes:

>Maybe it's worth doing some sort of generic RFC for this security model to
>avoid scattering the same thing over a pile of IETF WGs, things like the
>general operational principles (store a hash of the server key, compare it on
>subsequent connects), how to present the value to the user (a format that's
>consistent across protocols would be nice), maybe a simple /etc/passwd-type
>file format listing servers and their matching hashes, etc etc etc.

Sounds good.  Who wants to write it...?

		--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb

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