[Operators] Please enable Forward Secrecy for your servers!

Kim Alvefur zash at zash.se
Sat Sep 12 19:33:27 UTC 2015

Hi all!

At the last summit in Brussels, at some point, the issue of how
reporting errors from TLS cipher mismatches is kinda horrible.  So the
idea of allowing a more liberal set of ciphers but throwing a
<stream:error> at the application level came up and I wrote a
proof-of-concept plugin for Prosody doing just this.


It will basically run a pattern match on the cipher string and, if it
does not match, close the connection with:
  <text>TLS cipher 'RC4-MD5' not acceptable</text>

Kim "Zash" Alvefur

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