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PKCS #9: Selected Object Classes and Attribute Types Version 2.0 (RFC2985)

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Original Publication Date: 2000-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Aug-16
Document File: 43 page(s) / 71K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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M. Nystrom: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This memo represents a republication of PKCS #9 v2.0 from RSA Laboratories' Public-Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS) series, and change control is retained within the PKCS process. The body of this document, except for the security considerations section, is taken directly from that specification.

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Network Working Group M. Nystrom Request for Comments: 2985 B. Kaliski Category: Informational RSA Security

November 2000

PKCS #9: Selected Object Classes and Attribute Types

Version 2.0

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This memo represents a republication of PKCS #9 v2.0 from RSA Laboratories' Public-Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS) series, and change control is retained within the PKCS process. The body of this document, except for the security considerations section, is taken directly from that specification.

This memo provides a selection of object classes and attribute types for use in conjunction with public-key cryptography and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) accessible directories. It also includes ASN.1 syntax for all constructs.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction ................................................. 2 2. Definitions, notation and document convention ................ 2 2.1 Definitions ................................................. 2 2.2 Notation and document convention ............................ 3 3. Overview ..................................................... 4 4. Auxiliary object classes ..................................... 5 4.1 The "pkcsEntity" auxiliary object class ..................... 5 4.2 The "naturalPerson" auxiliary object class .................. 6 5. Selected attribute types ..................................... 6 5.1 Attribute types for use with the "pkcsEntity" object class .. 6 5.2 Attribute types for use with the "naturalPerson" object class 7 5.3 Attribute types for use in PKCS #7 data .................... 12 5.4 Attribute types for use in PKCS #10 certificate requests ... 16

Nystrom Kaliski Informational [Page 1]

RFC 2985 Selected Object Classes and Attribute Types November 2000

5.5 Attribute types for use in PKCS #12 "PFX" PDUs or PKCS #15

tokens ..................................................... 17 5.6 Attributes defined in S/MIMIE .............................. 18 6. Matching rules .............................................. 19 6.1 Case ignore match .......................................... 19 6.2 Signing time match ......................................... 20 7. Security Considerations ..................................... 20 8. Authors' Addresses .......................................... 21 A. ASN.1 module ................................................ 22 B. BNF schema summary .......................................... 30 B.1 Syntaxes ................................................... 30 B.2 Object classes ............................................. 31 B.3 Attribute types .......................................