S/MIME Example Keys and Certificates
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                  S/MIME Example Keys and Certificates
                       draft-dkg-lamps-samples-05

Abstract

   The S/MIME development community benefits from sharing samples of
   signed or encrypted data.  This document facilitates such
   collaboration by defining a small set of X.509v3 certificates and
   keys for use when generating such samples.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.1.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.3.  Prior Work  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Background  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.1.  Certificate Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.2.  Certificate Expiration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.3.  Certificate Revocation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.4.  Using the CA in Test Suites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.5.  Certificate Chains  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.6.  Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.7.  Secret key origins  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   3.  Example Certificate Authority . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.1.  Certificate Authority Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.2.  Certificate Authority Secret Key  . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   4.  Alice's Sample Certificates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.1.  Alice's Signature Verification End-Entity Certificate . .   7
     4.2.  Alice's Signing Private Key Material  . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.3.  Alice's Encryption End-Entity Certificate . . . . . . . .   9
     4.4.  Alice's Decryption Private Key Material . . . . . . . . .  10
     4.5.  PKCS12 Object for Alice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   5.  Bob's Sample  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     5.1.  Bob's Signature Verification End-Entity Certificate . . .  14
     5.2.  Bob's Signing Private Key Material  . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     5.3.  Bob's Encryption End-Entity Certificate . . . . . . . . .  16
     5.4.  Bob's Decryption Private Key Material . . . . . . . . . .  17
     5.5.  PKCS12 Object for Bob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   6.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   8.  Document Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
     8.1.  Document History  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
       8.1.1.  Substantive Changes from -04 to -05 . . . . . . . . .  22
       8.1.2.  Substantive Changes from -03 to -04 . . . . . . . . .  22
       8.1.3.  Substantive Changes from -02 to -03 . . . . . . . . .  22
       8.1.4.  Substantive Changes from -01 to -02 . . . . . . . . .  22
       8.1.5.  Substantive Changes from -00 to -01 . . . . . . . . .  22
   9.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   10. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
     10.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
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