[cabfpub] Ballot 108: Clarifying the scope of the baseline requirements

Ryan Hurst ryan.hurst at globalsign.com
Wed Aug 7 19:03:59 UTC 2013

Post from 2004 on this topic: http://unmitigatedrisk.com/?p=8

Ryan Hurst
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On Aug 7, 2013, at 11:58 AM, "Eddy Nigg (StartCom Ltd.)" <eddy_nigg at startcom.org> wrote:

> On 08/07/2013 08:59 PM, From Ryan Sleevi:
>> The cited libraries will all treat the SGC EKUs as equivalent to Server Auth in that case. As such, certs with SGC EKUs would need to be in scope, because they'd be technically possible to be used as server certs.
> You might be right - the concern is what Gerv already mentioned here: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=476807
> Anyone still using "It supports SGC/Step Up" as a marketing mechanism is either a) encouraging the use of long-outdated, insecure and standards-incompliant browsers, or b) using FUD.
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