RFC 4279

Pre-Shared Key Ciphersuites for Transport Layer Security (TLS), December 2005

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4279.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
P. Eronen, Ed.
H. Tschofenig, Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tls (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC4279

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Abstract

This document specifies three sets of new ciphersuites for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol to support authentication based on pre-shared keys (PSKs). These pre-shared keys are symmetric keys, shared in advance among the communicating parties. The first set of ciphersuites uses only symmetric key operations for authentication. The second set uses a Diffie-Hellman exchange authenticated with a pre-shared key, and the third set combines public key authentication of the server with pre-shared key authentication of the client. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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