Last Call Review of draft-ietf-sipcore-callinfo-spam-04

Request Review of draft-ietf-sipcore-callinfo-spam
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 04)
Type Last Call Review
Team Security Area Directorate (secdir)
Deadline 2019-09-14
Requested 2019-08-31
Authors Henning Schulzrinne
Draft last updated 2019-09-12
Completed reviews Opsdir Last Call review of -04 by Nagendra Nainar
Secdir Last Call review of -04 by Chris Lonvick
Genart Last Call review of -04 by Joel Halpern
Assignment Reviewer Chris Lonvick
State Completed
Review review-ietf-sipcore-callinfo-spam-04-secdir-lc-lonvick-2019-09-12
Posted at
Reviewed rev. 04
Review result Has Nits
Review completed: 2019-09-12



I have reviewed this document as part of the security directorate's 
ongoing effort to review all IETF documents being processed by the IESG. 
These comments were written primarily for the benefit of the security 
area directors. Document editors and WG chairs should treat these 
comments just like any other last call comments.

The summary of the review is Ready with nits.

Overall, the document is well written and, as I disregard yet another 
call from a number that's suspiciously very like my own number, will 
probably be very useful.

Nit 1 - The next to last paragraph of the Security Considerations 
section says that "a UAS SHOULD NOT trust the information in the 
"Call-Info" header field unless the SIP session between the entity 
inserting the header field and the UAS is protected by TLS [RFC8446]." 
Perhaps it would be more appropriate to include a qualification that a 
certificate offered by the entity must be authenticated. This would 
prevent rogue entities with self-signed certificates from attempting to 
insert a header field. Or perhaps there are more appropriate measures in 
SIP to prevent that. (I'm just not altogether that familiar with SIP to 

Nit 2 - (Very minor typo nits): In the last paragraph in the Security 
Considerations section "mislead" should be "misled"; "only be added 
calls" should be "only be added to calls".

Best regards,