[cabfpub] Incident report: Internal names in certs expiring after 1st November 2015

Rob Stradling rob.stradling at comodo.com
Wed Nov 11 23:09:55 UTC 2015

On 11/11/15 23:01, Erwann Abalea wrote:
>>    - The BRs defer to
>> http://www.iana.org/assignments/ipv4-address-space/ipv4-address-space.xml for
>> the list of IPv4 address ranges "that the IANA has marked as reserved".
>>   That page lists the 172/8 range as "LEGACY" rather than "RESERVED", so
>> arguably - are _not_ Reserved IP Addresses
>> according to the BRs.  Since
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Private_network says otherwise, I've
>> included that IPv4 address range in this report.
> And you were right, because there’s a footnote in this ipv4-address-space.xml table saying that is reserved.
> The situation of 192/8 is similar albeit more complicated.
> The footnotes section is interesting for people like me who don’t read all the network related RFCs.

Thanks Erwann.  I'd completely missed the footnotes section!

Rob Stradling
Senior Research & Development Scientist
COMODO - Creating Trust Online

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