[Fwd: Document Action: 'Moving DIGEST-MD5 to Historic' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-kitten-digest-to-historic-04.txt)]

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  • From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
  • Date: Mon, 02 May 2011 10:31:03 -0700
  • Subject: Document Action: 'Moving DIGEST-MD5 to Historic' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-kitten-digest-to-historic-04.txt)
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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:

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

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. 


Tom Yu (tlyu@mit.edu) is the document shepherd
Stephen Farrell (stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie) is the responsible AD.

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