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(Extensible Markup Language) XML-Signature Syntax and Processing (RFC3275)

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Original Publication Date: 2002-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-May-19

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

D. Eastlake 3rd: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This document specifies XML (Extensible Markup Language) digital signature processing rules and syntax. XML Signatures provide integrity, message authentication, and/or signer authentication services for data of any type, whether located within the XML that includes the signature or elsewhere.

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Network Working Group                                    D. Eastlake 3rd
Request for Comments: 3275                                      Motorola
Obsoletes: 3075                                                J. Reagle
Category: Standards Track                                            W3C
                                                                 D. Solo
                                                               Citigroup
                                                              March 2002


    (Extensible Markup Language) XML-Signature Syntax and Processing

Status of this Memo

   This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
   Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
   improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet
   Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state
   and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

   Copyright Notice

   Copyright (c) 2002 The Internet Society & W3C (MIT, INRIA, Keio), All
   Rights Reserved.

Abstract

   This document specifies XML (Extensible Markup Language) digital
   signature processing rules and syntax.  XML Signatures provide
   integrity, message authentication, and/or signer authentication
   services for data of any type, whether located within the XML that
   includes the signature or elsewhere.

Table of Contents

   1. Introduction...................................................  3
   1.1 Editorial and Conformance Conventions.........................  4
   1.2 Design Philosophy.............................................  4
   1.3 Versions, Namespaces and Identifiers..........................  4
   1.4 Acknowledgements..............................................  6
   1.5 W3C Status....................................................  6
   2. Signature Overview and Examples................................  7
   2.1 Simple Example (Signature, SignedInfo, Methods, and References) 8
   2.1.1 More on Reference...........................................  9
   2.2 Extended Example (Object and SignatureProperty)............... 10
   2.3 Extended Example (Object and Manifest)........................ 12
   3.0 Processing Rules.............................................. 13
   3.1 Core Generation............................................... 13
   3.1.1 Reference Generation........................................ 13

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