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RFC 8152, "CBOR Object Signing and Encryption (COSE)", July 2017

Note: This RFC has been obsoleted by RFC 9052, RFC 9053

Source of RFC: cose (sec)
See Also: RFC 8152 w/ inline errata

Errata ID: 6209
Status: Verified
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: JimSchaad
Date Reported: 2020-06-16
Verifier Name: Benjamin Kaduk
Date Verified: 2020-06-17

Section 9 says:

can be used to prove the identity

It should say:

cannot be used to prove the identity


MACs cannot be used to prove identity to a third party. There is a missing "not" in the sentence.

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