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CSR Proof of Possession

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000240675D
Publication Date: 2015-Feb-17
Document File: 3 page(s) / 344K

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Sushma Nagaraj: INVENTOR [+2]

Abstract

Verify the private key is in possession of domain requesting for SSL certificate by making a network call for the domain from CA's infrastructure.

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CSR Proof of Possession

 Sanjay Modi Sushma Nagaraj

Symantec Corporation

Abstract

Verify the private key is in possession of domain requesting for SSL certificate by making a network call for the domain from CA's infrastructure.

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CSR Proof of Possession

Problem Statement

At times certificates are issued incorrectly to parties playing MITM, phishing, or eavesdropping

Hard to prevent such attacks when

-DNS i...