BCP 228

RFC 8862

Best Practices for Securing RTP Media Signaled with SIP, January 2021

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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Authors:
J. Peterson
R. Barnes
R. Housley
Stream:
IETF
Source:
sipbrandy (art)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8862

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Abstract

Although the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) includes a suite of security services that has been expanded by numerous specifications over the years, there is no single place that explains how to use SIP to establish confidential media sessions. Additionally, existing mechanisms have some feature gaps that need to be identified and resolved in order for them to address the pervasive monitoring threat model. This specification describes best practices for negotiating confidential media with SIP, including a comprehensive protection solution that binds the media layer to SIP layer identities.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.