RFC 4262

X.509 Certificate Extension for Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) Capabilities, December 2005

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4262.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Author:
S. Santesson
Stream:
IETF
Source:
smime (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC4262

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Abstract

This document defines a certificate extension for inclusion of Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) Capabilities in X.509 public key certificates, as defined by RFC 3280. This certificate extension provides an optional method to indicate the cryptographic capabilities of an entity as a complement to the S/MIME Capabilities signed attribute in S/MIME messages according to RFC 3851. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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