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Re: Masking (Re: PeerConnection Data Channel)

From: Matthew Kaufman <matthew.kaufman@skype.net>
Date: Sun, 04 Sep 2011 20:57:28 -0700
Message-ID: <4E6448A8.9030104@skype.net>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>, Justin Uberti <juberti@google.com>, public-webrtc@w3.org
On 9/4/2011 8:54 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Sep 2011, Matthew Kaufman wrote:
>> On 9/4/2011 2:09 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
>>> On Sun, 4 Sep 2011, Harald Alvestrand wrote:
>>>> I asked at the time whether we were going to do masking on raw audio
>>>> data played back from a file, since the attacker would have complete
>>>> control over that data too.
>>> We absolutely should, yes.
>> Why?
> Defense in depth.
>

In this case, overkill and non-functional, both. Masking of raw audio 
data played over RTP wouldn't be very useful to existing RTP devices. 
And if we're not going to support existing RTP devices, just turn on 
DTLS-SRTP for everything and be done with it.

Matthew Kaufman
Received on Monday, 5 September 2011 03:58:31 UTC

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