[9] RFC: 8061798: Add support for TLS_FALLBACK_SCSV (RFC 7507)

Florian Weimer fweimer at redhat.com
Wed May 6 13:42:59 UTC 2015


On 05/06/2015 01:42 AM, Xuelei Fan wrote:
> As additional APIs are strongly desired, what do you think to make the
> API more general and easy to use?  For example, using the name:
> 
>     SSLParameters.setUseFallbackMode(boolean isFallback)
>     boolean SSLParameters.getuseFallbackMode()
> 
> We can implement more for this parameters if need to take care of
> additional more problems during fallback negotiation.  Instinctively,
> developers and code reviewers would not call this APIs unless this is a
> real fallback negotiation, I think.

Sounds reasonable.  I have add an @implNote mentioning that the default
provider sends TLS_FALLBACK_SCSV.

  <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~fweimer/8061798/webrev.01/>

There are now additional tests which explicitly verify the cipher suite
list sent by the client.

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Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security


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