RFC 7508

Securing Header Fields with S/MIME, April 2015

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7508.txt
File formats:
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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Authors:
L. Cailleux
C. Bonatti
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7508

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Abstract

This document describes how the S/MIME protocol can be extended in order to secure message header fields defined in RFC 5322. This technology provides security services such as data integrity, non-repudiation, and confidentiality. This extension is referred to as 'Secure Headers'.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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