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Stephen Farrell's Discuss on draft-ietf-httpbis-cice-02: (with DISCUSS)

From: Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:39:43 -0700
To: "The IESG" <iesg@ietf.org>
Cc: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@pobox.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
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Stephen Farrell has entered the following ballot position for
draft-ietf-httpbis-cice-02: Discuss

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Did anyone think through the potential for this kind of
change to interact with attacks like BREACH? [1] It
looks like at least some of the mitigations mentioned on
[1] would not apply to requests, or possibly not, so I
suspect there is something to say here. If that analysis
was not done, I think someone ought look at it. If that
analysis was done, shouldn't there be some mention here? 

   [1] http://breachattack.com/
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