TLS Encrypted Client Hello
draft-ietf-tls-esni-08

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Authors Eric Rescorla  , Kazuho Oku  , Nick Sullivan  , Christopher Wood 
Last updated 2020-10-16
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tls                                                          E. Rescorla
Internet-Draft                                                RTFM, Inc.
Intended status: Standards Track                                  K. Oku
Expires: 19 April 2021                                            Fastly
                                                             N. Sullivan
                                                               C.A. Wood
                                                              Cloudflare
                                                         16 October 2020

                       TLS Encrypted Client Hello
                         draft-ietf-tls-esni-08

Abstract

   This document describes a mechanism in Transport Layer Security (TLS)
   for encrypting a ClientHello message under a server public key.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Conventions and Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Overview  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  Topologies  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.2.  Encrypted ClientHello (ECH) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   4.  Encrypted ClientHello Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.1.  Configuration Extensions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   5.  The "encrypted_client_hello" Extension  . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.1.  Encoding the ClientHelloInner . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     5.2.  Authenticating the ClientHelloOuter . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   6.  Client Behavior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     6.1.  Sending an Encrypted ClientHello  . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     6.2.  Recommended Padding Scheme  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     6.3.  Handling the Server Response  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       6.3.1.  Accepted ECH  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       6.3.2.  Rejected ECH  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       6.3.3.  HelloRetryRequest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     6.4.  GREASE Extensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   7.  Server Behavior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     7.1.  Client-Facing Server  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
       7.1.1.  HelloRetryRequest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     7.2.  Backend Server Behavior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   8.  Compatibility Issues  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     8.1.  Misconfiguration and Deployment Concerns  . . . . . . . .  22
     8.2.  Middleboxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   9.  Compliance Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
   10. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
     10.1.  Security and Privacy Goals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
     10.2.  Unauthenticated and Plaintext DNS  . . . . . . . . . . .  24
     10.3.  Client Tracking  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
     10.4.  Optional Configuration Identifiers and Trial
             Decryption  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
     10.5.  Outer ClientHello  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
     10.6.  Related Privacy Leaks  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  26
     10.7.  Attacks Exploiting Acceptance Confirmation . . . . . . .  27
     10.8.  Comparison Against Criteria  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27
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