On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 8:36 AM, Kai Engert via dev-security-policy <
> On 12.03.2018 22:19, Kathleen Wilson via dev-security-policy wrote:
> > Wayne and I have posted a Mozilla Security Blog regarding the current
> > plan for distrusting the Symantec TLS certs.
> > https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2018/03/12/distrust-
> Hello Kathleen and Wayne,
> the blog post says, the subCAs controlled by Apple and Google are the
> ONLY exceptions.
> However, the Mozilla Firefox code also treats certain DigiCert subCAs as
> Based on Ryan Sleevi's recent comments on this list, I had concluded
> that the excluded DigiCert subCAs are used to support companies other
> than Apple and Google. Is my understanding right or wrong?
I think your understanding is incorrect. The DigiCert SubCAs are being
treated as part of the Managed Partner Infrastructure (aka the consensus
plan), and the (cross-signed DigiCert Roots) are excluded to avoid path
building issues in Firefox.
That is, the exclusion of those DigiCert Sub-CAs *is* the consensus plan
referred to - what else could it be?
> Are Apple and Google really the only beneficials of the exceptions, or
> should the blog post get updated to mention the additional exceptions?
Do you think the above clarifies?
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