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RFC 3310 on Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Digest Authentication Using Authentication and Key Agreement (AKA)




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        RFC 3310

        Title:	    Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Digest
                    Authentication Using Authentication and Key
                    Agreement (AKA) 
        Author(s):  A. Niemi, J. Arkko, V. Torvinen
        Status:	    Informational
	Date:       September 2002
        Mailbox:    aki.niemi@nokia.com, jari.arkko@ericsson.com,
                    vesa.torvinen@ericsson.fi 
        Pages:      18
        Characters: 36985
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-sip-digest-aka-03.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3310.txt


This memo specifies an Authentication and Key Agreement (AKA) based
one-time password generation mechanism for Hypertext Transfer Protocol
(HTTP) Digest access authentication.  The HTTP Authentication
Framework includes two authentication schemes: Basic and Digest.  Both
schemes employ a shared secret based mechanism for access
authentication.  The 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 document is a product of the Session Initiation Protocol Working
Group of the IETF.

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USC/Information Sciences Institute

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