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Title : HTTP Digest Authentication Using AKA
Author(s) : A. Niemi et al.
Filename : draft-niemi-sipping-digest-aka-00.txt
Pages : 19
Date : 22-Feb-02
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Authentication Framework
includes two authentication schemes: Basic and Digest. Both schemes
employ a shared secret based mechanism for access authentication.
The Authentication and Key Agreement (AKA) mechanism performs user
authentication and session key distribution in Universal Mobile
Telecommunications System (UMTS) networks. AKA is a challenge-
response based mechanism that uses symmetric cryptography. This memo
specifies an AKA based password generation mechanism for HTTP Digest
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