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Ballot 14 – Allowed EKUs

Ballot 14 – Allowed EKUs (Passed Unanimously)

Motion

Bruce Morton has made the following motion, and Inigo Barreira and Johnathan Nightingale have endorsed it:


Motion begins


 

The Guidelines should be amended by the following erratum.


Erratum begins


 

1. Replace the following paragraph from Section 1.(b)

“This version of the Guidelines addresses only requirements for EV Certificates intended to be used for server-authentication SSL/TLS on the Internet. Similar requirements for client-authentication SSL/TLS, S/MIME, code-signing, time-stamping, VoIP, IM, Web services, etc. may be covered in future versions.”

With:

“This version of the Guidelines addresses only requirements for EV Certificates intended to be used for SSL/TLS authentication on the Internet and code-signing. Similar requirements for S/MIME, time-stamping, VoIP, IM, Web services, etc. may be covered in future versions.”

2. Add the following clause to Appendix B, section 3:

“(e) extKeyUsage

Either the value id-kp-serverAuth [RFC3280] or id-kp-clientAuth [RFC3280] or both values MUST be present. Server Gated Cryptography values 1.3.6.1.4.1.311.10.3.3 (msSGC) and 2.16.840.1.113730.4.1 (nsSGC) are NOT RECOMMENDED. Other values SHALL NOT be present.”


Erratum ends


 


Motion ends


 

The ballot review period comes into effect at 1700 EDT on (Tuesday) 3 June 2008, and will close at 1700EDT on (Tuesday) 10 June 2008. Unless the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period will start immediately thereafter and will close at 1700 EDT on (Tuesday) 17 June 2008.

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