RFC 5931

Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) Authentication Using Only a Password, August 2010

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5931.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
D. Harkins
G. Zorn
Stream:
IETF
Source:
NON WORKING GROUP

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC5931

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Abstract

This memo describes an Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) method, EAP-pwd, which uses a shared password for authentication. The password may be a low-entropy one and may be drawn from some set of possible passwords, like a dictionary, which is available to an attacker. The underlying key exchange is resistant to active attack, passive attack, and dictionary attack. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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