The OAuth 2.0 Authorization Framework: Bearer Token Usage, October 2012
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Updated by:
- RFC 8996
- M. Jones
- oauth (sec)
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This specification describes how to use bearer tokens in HTTP requests to access OAuth 2.0 protected resources. Any party in possession of a bearer token (a "bearer") can use it to get access to the associated resources (without demonstrating possession of a cryptographic key). To prevent misuse, bearer tokens need to be protected from disclosure in storage and in transport. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.