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SCRAM-SHA-256 and SCRAM-SHA-256-PLUS Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) Mechanisms (RFC7677)

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Original Publication Date: 2015-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Feb-06
Document File: 16 page(s) / 15K

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T. Hansen: AUTHOR

Abstract

This document registers the SASL mechanisms SCRAM-SHA-256 and SCRAM- SHA-256-PLUS. SHA-256 has stronger security properties than SHA-1, and it is expected that SCRAM mechanisms based on it will have greater predicted longevity than the SCRAM mechanisms based on SHA-1.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                         T. Hansen Request for Comments: 7677                             AT&T Laboratories Updates: 5802                                              November 2015 Category: Standards Track ISSN: 2070-1721

                   SCRAM-SHA-256 and SCRAM-SHA-256-PLUS        Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) Mechanisms

Abstract

   This document registers the Simple Authentication and Security Layer    (SASL) mechanisms SCRAM-SHA-256 and SCRAM-SHA-256-PLUS, provides    guidance for secure implementation of the original SCRAM-SHA-1-PLUS    mechanism, and updates the SCRAM registration procedures of RFC 5802.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7677.

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 RFC 7677          SASL SCRAM-SHA-256/SCRAM-SHA-256-PLUS    November 2015

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    2.  Key Word Definitions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    3.  SCRAM-SHA-256 and SCRAM-SHA-256-PLUS  . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    4.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3    5.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4      5.1.  Updates to SCRAM-* Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4      5.2.  SASL-SCRAM Family Mechanisms Registration Procedure . . .   4    6.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....