Google Chrome 對 Symantec 全系列憑證的不信任計畫

Google Chrome 前陣子整理了一份對 Symantec 憑證的不信任計畫:「Chrome’s Plan to Distrust Symantec Certificates」。

這包括了一卡車的品牌,像是 ThawteVeriSignGeoTrustRapidSSL,不過 Equifax 跟 Symantec 的關係我沒查到...:

Symantec’s PKI business, which operates a series of Certificate Authorities under various brand names, including Thawte, VeriSign, Equifax, GeoTrust, and RapidSSL, had issued numerous certificates that did not comply with the industry-developed CA/Browser Forum Baseline Requirements.

反正整個計畫會在 Google Chrome 70 推出時告一段落 (變成完全不信任),會是 2018/09/13 (預定時間) 與 2018/10/23 (預定時間) 在 beta channel 與 stable channel 上推出。

中間比較重要的時間點是 2018/03/15 (預定時間) 與 2018/04/17 (預定時間),Google Chrome 66 在 beta channel 與 stable channel 上推出,這個版本不會信任 2016/06/01 前發出的憑證:

Chrome 66 released to beta, which will remove trust in Symantec-issued certificates with a not-before date prior to June 1, 2016. As of this date Site Operators must be using either a Symantec-issued TLS server certificate issued on or after June 1, 2016 or a currently valid certificate issued from any other trusted CA as of Chrome 66.
Site Operators that obtained a certificate from Symantec’s old infrastructure after June 1, 2016 are unaffected by Chrome 66 but will need to obtain a new certificate by the Chrome 70 dates described below.

整個計畫的時間軸清楚多了...

Hostname 與 Username 的保留名稱問題

在「Hostnames and usernames to reserve」這邊提到公開服務時的保留名稱問題。

首先是提到 hostname 的部分,被各協定使用到的都散落在各標準裡,另外就是利用前幾天提到的「Mozilla 維護的 Public Suffix List」加減擋 cookie...

比較感興趣的是 email 的部分的標準,這邊主要在討論 SSL certificate 的註冊。在「Baseline_Requirements_V1_3_1」的 3.2.2.4. Authorization by Domain Name Registrant 的第四項提到:

Communicating with the Domain’s administrator using an email address created by pre‐pending ‘admin’, ‘administrator’, ‘webmaster’, ‘hostmaster’, or ‘postmaster’ in the local part, followed by the at‐sign (“@”), followed by the Domain Name, which may be formed by pruning zero or more components from the requested FQDN;

也就是指出只能用上面提到的這幾個 mail address 來認證。不過為了安全起見,RFC 2412 定義的也應該擋下來。這兩組標準列出來的 username 都算是合理,沒什麼問題。

最後則是討論 path part,這點倒是有不少地雷可以看看,尤其是最新的 ACME 產生的問題 XDDD