[OAUTH-WG] Alexey Melnikov's Discuss on draft-ietf-oauth-jwsreq-12: (with DISCUSS and COMMENT)

"Alexey Melnikov" <aamelnikov@fastmail.fm> Thu, 16 February 2017 11:42 UTC

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Alexey Melnikov has entered the following ballot position for
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When referencing RFC 6125 you need to provide more details. In
particular, you need to pretty much answer every question in section 3 of
RFC 6125: <https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6125#section-3>

One example of how this might look like is in Section 9.2 of
For your convenience the relevant text is pasted below:

   Routers MUST also verify the cache's TLS server certificate, using
   subjectAltName dNSName identities as described in [RFC6125], to
   man-in-the-middle attacks.  The rules and guidelines defined in
   [RFC6125] apply here, with the following considerations:

      Support for DNS-ID identifier type (that is, the dNSName identity
      in the subjectAltName extension) is REQUIRED in rpki-rtr server
      and client implementations which use TLS.  Certification
      authorities which issue rpki-rtr server certificates MUST support
      the DNS-ID identifier type, and the DNS-ID identifier type MUST
      present in rpki-rtr server certificates.

      DNS names in rpki-rtr server certificates SHOULD NOT contain the
      wildcard character "*".

      rpki-rtr implementations which use TLS MUST NOT use CN-ID
      identifiers; a CN field may be present in the server
      subject name, but MUST NOT be used for authentication within the
      rules described in [RFC6125].

The only thing missing from the above is explicit mentioning that SRV-ID
and URI-ID are not used. (I think the same should apply to your


In 5.2: a document defining HTTPS URI needs to be a normative

In 5.2.3: can you show an example of response (with relevant HTTP Header
Fields)? Or update example in 5.2 to include HTTP Header Fields.