Re: [jose] #18: Address MAC key lifetime concerns

"jose issue tracker" <trac+jose@trac.tools.ietf.org> Fri, 14 June 2013 22:33 UTC

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#18: Address MAC key lifetime concerns


Comment (by michael.jones@microsoft.com):

 What existing security considerations on key lifetimes would it be
 appropriate for us to reference?  These have to exist, albeit, perhaps in
 algorithm-specific contexts.

 Given that JOSE is only defining a representation for the inputs and
 outputs of existing algorithms, not defining new algorithms, perhaps the
 right thing to do is also the simple thing to do: state that they key
 lifetime security considerations in the specifications that define those
 algorithms continue to apply when using those algorithms using JOSE data
 structures.

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 Priority:  major        |      Status:  new
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