[cabfpub] Ballot 100: Extend Deadline - OCSP Good Response
rob.stradling at comodo.com
Fri May 31 12:11:57 UTC 2013
On 29/05/13 22:44, Rob Stradling wrote:
> Hi all. This post is a genuine attempt to help deal with the problem of
> non-compliant OCSP Responder software, but (I have to be honest) it's
> also a bit of a sales pitch.
> I and my colleagues at Comodo reckon that it wouldn't be hard to extend
> our OCSP Responder infrastructure so that we can serve OCSP Responses on
> behalf of other CAs. All we would need is some sort of feed of either...
> 1) issued certificate serial numbers / statuses, for each issuing CA
> 2) pre-generated OCSP Responses
For option 1 only: I forgot to mention that we would also need each
issuing CA to issue a delegated OCSP Signing Certificate. Comodo would
hold the associated OCSP Signing Private Keys in our CA HSMs.
> So, if there are any CAs that are looking to replace their current OCSP
> Responder solution and would be interested in outsourcing the hosting,
> we'd love to hear from you. :-)
> On 28/05/13 14:31, Steve Roylance wrote:
>> Hi Gerv,
>> I suggest we reach out to the CA platform providers and work with them (as
>> I suggested a year ago) so that we don't get to this position again.
>> I would like to use part of the CABForum website to list compliant s/w
>> (open source too) so there's some carrot for working with providers.
>> I've already approached Ascertia and they should be fine to be compliant.
>> I'm sure prime key and others would help whip EJBCA into shape.
>> Note that when I say compliant, I mean on all points and not just this one
>> such that we can be confident we are truly raising the bar everywhere.
>> Does that work for you?
>> On 28/05/2013 14:17, "Gervase Markham" <gerv at mozilla.org> wrote:
>>> On 24/05/13 15:59, Joseph.R.Kaluzny at wellsfargo.com wrote:
>>>> To add a little history for this particular topic.. we approached
>>>> Microsoft with this concern about a year ago and after learning
>>>> support was not planned, did approach the CAB and raised this as an
>>>> issue for compliance. Response a year ago from CAB was that it would
>>>> be re-evaluated this year again to see where the industry is at since
>>>> it was well known that some vendors were out of compliance when this
>>>> was put into the BR. Since we were told it would be re-evaluated our
>>>> expectations were that the BR would be adjusted based on current
>>>> conditions. Vendors have not all come up to compliance as hoped for
>>>> so the BR should really be adjusted to allow those remaining products
>>>> to be updated or for customers to move off those platforms.
>>> What, if anything, do you suggest we do differently this time round to
>>> make sure the same thing doesn't happen in a year's time?
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