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Proof Key for Code Exchange by OAuth Public Clients (RFC7636)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000244966D
Original Publication Date: 2015-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Feb-04
Document File: 40 page(s) / 40K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

N. Sakimura: AUTHOR [+4]


OAuth 2.0 [RFC6749] public clients are susceptible to the authorization code interception attack.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                  N. Sakimura, Ed. Request for Comments: 7636                     Nomura Research Institute Category: Standards Track                                     J. Bradley ISSN: 2070-1721                                            Ping Identity                                                               N. Agarwal                                                                   Google                                                           September 2015

           Proof Key for Code Exchange by OAuth Public Clients


   OAuth 2.0 public clients utilizing the Authorization Code Grant are    susceptible to the authorization code interception attack.  This    specification describes the attack as well as a technique to mitigate    against the threat through the use of Proof Key for Code Exchange    (PKCE, pronounced "pixy").

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/rfc7636.

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   Copyright (c) 2015 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.

 Sakimura, et al.             Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7636                       OAUTH PKCE                 September 2015

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................3

      1.1. Protocol Flow ..............................................5

   2. Notational Conventions .......................