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Authentication Context Certificate Extension (RFC7773)

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Original Publication Date: 2016-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Mar-09
Document File: 32 page(s) / 33K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Santesson: AUTHOR

Abstract

The primary purpose of this document is to provide a mechanism that allows an application to obtain information that expresses the identity of a subject in an X.509 certificate according to [RFC5280]. The identity is stored either in a subject field attribute, as a subject alternative name, or in a subject directory attribute.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                      S. Santesson Request for Comments: 7773                                  3xA Security Category: Standards Track                                     March 2016 ISSN: 2070-1721

               Authentication Context Certificate Extension

Abstract

   This document defines an extension to X.509 certificates.  The    extension defined in this document holds data about how the    certificate subject was authenticated by the Certification Authority    that issued the certificate in which this extension appears.

   This document also defines one data structure for inclusion in this    extension.  The data structure is designed to hold information when    the subject is authenticated using a Security Assertion Markup    Language (SAML) assertion.

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/rfc7773.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (c) 2016 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.  Code Components extracted from this document must    include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of    the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as    described in the Simplified BSD License.

Santesson                    Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7773            Authentication Context Extension          March 2016

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................2

      1.1. Terminology ................................................3

   2. Authentication Context Extension Syntax .........................4

   3. SAML Authentication Context Information .........................4

      3.1. contextInfo Data Structure .................................5

           3.1.1. AuthContextInfo Element .............................5

           3.1.2. IdAttribute...