[cabfpub] Need exception to 1024-bit revocation requirement

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Sat Jun 8 08:19:15 UTC 2013

On 08/06/13 01:24, Robert Relyea wrote:
> So these certs are SSL capable certificates, which chain to a browser
> trusted PKI. If someone captured one of the certs, and then compromised
> the 1024 bit key, they could masquerade as any hostname these certs
> advertise.

Right - but those hostnames are going to be things like
terminalauthserver.hsbc.com or pindevices.barclays.co.uk. They aren't
going to be the same servers (I hope!) that banks are running consumer
websites on.


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