[cabfpub] Ballot 106 - Extended deadline to prohibit OCSP good response for non-issued certificates
Sissel.Hoel at buypass.no
Tue Aug 6 11:22:00 UTC 2013
Regards, Sissel Hoel
From: public-bounces at cabforum.org [mailto:public-bounces at cabforum.org] On Behalf Of Ben Wilson
Sent: 23. juli 2013 22:20
To: public at cabforum.org
Subject: [cabfpub] Ballot 106 - Extended deadline to prohibit OCSP good response for non-issued certificates
Ballot 106 - Extended Deadline to Prohibit OCSP "Good" Response for Non-Issued Certificates
Given that several CAs have notified the CA/Browser Forum that they will be unable to comply with the 1-August-2013 deadline by which OCSP responders MUST NOT respond with a "good" status for unissued certificates, and that a one-year extension of this deadline is an appropriate timeframe by which these CAs should be able to come into compliance;
Kelvin Yiu made the following motion, and Eddy Nigg from StartCom, Ryan Hurst from GlobalSign, and Iida Yosiaki from SECOM endorsed it:
EFFECTIVE RETROACTIVELY TO 1 AUGUST 2013,
The last sentence of Section 13.2.6 of the Baseline Requirements (Response for non-issued certificates) is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Effective 1 August 2014, OCSP responders MUST NOT respond with a "good" status for such certificates."
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