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Using the Elliptic Curve Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) for XML Digital Signatures (RFC4050)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000124250D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-13
Document File: 20 page(s) / 36K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Blake-Wilson: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

This document specifies how to use Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) with XML Signatures. The mechanism specified provides integrity, message authentication, and/or signer authentication services for data of any type, whether located within the XML that includes the signature or included by reference.

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Network Working Group                                    S. Blake-Wilson
Request for Comments: 4050                                           BCI
Category: Informational                                     G. Karlinger
                                                             CIO Austria
                                                            T. Kobayashi
                                                                     NTT
                                                                 Y. Wang
                                                                    UNCC
                                                              April 2005


         Using the Elliptic Curve Signature Algorithm (ECDSA)
                       for XML Digital Signatures

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 (2005).

IESG Note

   This document is not a candidate for any level of Internet Standard.
   The IETF disclaims any knowledge of the fitness of this document for
   any purpose, and in particular notes that it has not had IETF review
   for such things as security, congestion control, or inappropriate
   interaction with deployed protocols.  The RFC Editor has chosen to
   publish this document at its discretion.  Readers of this document
   should exercise caution in evaluating its value for implementation
   and deployment.

Abstract

   This document specifies how to use Elliptic Curve Digital Signature
   Algorithm (ECDSA) with XML Signatures.  The mechanism specified
   provides integrity, message authentication, and/or signer
   authentication services for data of any type, whether located within
   the XML that includes the signature or included by reference.

Blake-Wilson, et al.         Informational                      [Page 1]
RFC 4050            ECDSA for XML Digital Signatures          April 2005


Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2
   2.  ECDSA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2
   3.  Specifying ECDSA within XMLDSIG  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
       3.1.  Version, Namespaces, and Identifiers . . . . . . . . . .  3
       3.2.  XML...