[rfc-dist] RFC 5056 on On the Use of Channel Bindings to Secure Channels
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Title: On the Use of Channel
Bindings to Secure Channels
Author: N. Williams
Status: Standards Track
Date: November 2007
Mailbox: Nicolas.Williams at sun.com
I-D Tag: draft-williams-on-channel-binding-04.txt
The concept of channel binding allows applications to establish that
the two end-points of a secure channel at one network layer are the
same as at a higher layer by binding authentication at the higher
layer to the channel at the lower layer. This allows applications to
delegate session protection to lower layers, which has various
This document discusses and formalizes the concept of channel binding
to secure channels. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
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