[rfc-dist] RFC 5913 on Clearance Attribute and Authority Clearance Constraints Certificate Extension

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        RFC 5913

        Title:      Clearance Attribute and Authority Clearance 
                    Constraints Certificate Extension 
        Author:     S. Turner, S. Chokhani
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       June 2010
        Mailbox:    turners at ieca.com, 
                    SChokhani at cygnacom.com
        Pages:      19
        Characters: 39650
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-pkix-authorityclearanceconstraints-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5913.txt

This document defines the syntax and semantics for the Clearance
attribute and the Authority Clearance Constraints extension in X.509
certificates.  The Clearance attribute is used to indicate the
clearance held by the subject.  The Clearance attribute may appear in
the subject directory attributes extension of a public key certificate
or in the attributes field of an attribute certificate.  The Authority
Clearance Constraints certificate extension values in a
Trust Anchor (TA), in Certification Authority (CA) public key
certificates, and in an Attribute Authority (AA) public key certificate
in a certification path for a given subject constrain the effective
Clearance of the subject.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Public-Key Infrastructure (X.509) Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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