[rfc-dist] RFC 4474 on Enhancements for Authenticated Identity Management in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
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Title: Enhancements for Authenticated Identity Management
in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
Author: J. Peterson, C. Jennings
Status: Standards Track
Date: August 2006
Mailbox: jon.peterson at neustar.biz,
fluffy at cisco.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-sip-identity-06.txt
The existing security mechanisms in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
are inadequate for cryptographically assuring the identity of the end
users that originate SIP requests, especially in an interdomain
context. This document defines a mechanism for securely identifying
originators of SIP messages. It does so by defining two new SIP
header fields, Identity, for conveying a signature used for
validating the identity, and Identity-Info, for conveying a reference
to the certificate of the signer. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This document is a product of the Session Initiation Protocol
Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and
suggestions for improvements.Please refer to the current edition of the
Internet Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization
state and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is
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