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For DTLS with client authentication, the client is required to send a CertificateVerify message, which has the following structure:

struct {
           digitally-signed struct {
               opaque handshake_messages[handshake_messages_length];
           }
      } CertificateVerify;

According to DTLS specification (RFC 6347 - Section 4.2.6), Finished messages (which also involve taking hash of the concatenation of all handshake messages) does not consider fragmentation of packets:

CertificateVerify and Finished messages have the same format as in TLS. Hash calculations include entire handshake messages, including DTLS-specific fields: message_seq, fragment_offset, and fragment_length. However, in order to remove sensitivity to handshake message fragmentation, the Finished MAC MUST be computed as if each handshake message had been sent as a single fragment.

Is this the case for CertificateVerify as well, that is, does CertificateVerify sign the concatenation of handshake messages considering each message as a single fragment? If not, then is there any specific reason for keeping the two computations different? Implementations should become simpler (lesser storage requirements) if they are the same.

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