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Re: Digitally-signed SRI ?

From: Orie Steele <orie@transmute.industries>
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2022 12:48:32 -0600
Message-ID: <CAN8C-_KW8nyrEYEeSghuTS4a419QwgL5+iQ8CGmd8CC7kgJvyg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Amir Herzberg <amir.herzberg@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webappsec@w3.org
You might find this repo helpful:

I recall reading something about this regarding

My only other comment would be a plea to not invent yet another
signature and key representation and instead use JWS and JWK.




On Wed, Feb 2, 2022 at 12:42 PM Amir Herzberg <amir.herzberg@gmail.com>

> Hi, I'm updating my web-security presentation for my net-sec class, and
> think of covering SRI. There's a question I'm curios about. The draft uses
> hash based authentication, but doesn't seem to offer an option for using
> signatures. I can see a performance concern for the use of signatures
> (validation, mostly), but in a common use case, signatures seem to be more
> applicable (allowing a cached web-page to use periodically modified
> resources from a not-fuly-trusted CDN, for example).  So I'm interested to
> learn if this was a decision by the WG, and, if it was, what were the
> considerations. A url to relevant email/thread would be helpful; I tried
> searching the archive but in vain.
> Many thanks! Amir
> p.s. I'm sending this to the public mailing list but I'm not subscribed,
> so please respond to my personal email, thanks.
> --
> Amir Herzberg
> Comcast professor of Security Innovations, Computer Science and
> Engineering, University of Connecticut
> Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/amirherzberg/home
> `Applied Introduction to Cryptography' textbook and lectures:
>  https://sites.google.com/site/amirherzberg/applied-crypto-textbook
> <https://sites.google.com/site/amirherzberg/applied-crypto-textbook>

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