RFC 7636

Proof Key for Code Exchange by OAuth Public Clients, September 2015

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7636.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
N. Sakimura, Ed.
J. Bradley
N. Agarwal
Stream:
IETF
Source:
oauth (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7636

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Abstract

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").


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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