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RFC 6402, "Certificate Management over CMS (CMC) Updates", November 2011

Source of RFC: pkix (sec)

Errata ID: 3943

Status: Reported
Type: Technical

Reported By: Jim Schaad
Date Reported: 2014-04-02

Section 2.8, says:


      ChangeSubjectName ::= SEQUENCE {
          subject             Name OPTIONAL,
          subjectAlt          SubjectAltName OPTIONAL
      }
      (WITH COMPONENTS {..., subject PRESENT} |
            COMPONENTS {..., subjectAlt PRESENT} )

It should say:

      ChangeSubjectName ::= SEQUENCE {
          subject             Name OPTIONAL,
          subjectAlt          [1] SubjectAltName OPTIONAL
      }
      (WITH COMPONENTS {..., subject PRESENT} |
            COMPONENTS {..., subjectAlt PRESENT} )

Notes:

Both Name and SubjectAltName use the same tag (SEQUENCE) so it is not possible to distinguish between the two fields without having a tag on one of them. This fix adds a tag so that it is possible to differentiate the two fields.

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