Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) Profile for Authentication and Authorization for Constrained Environments (ACE)
draft-ietf-ace-dtls-authorize-05

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ACE Working Group                                              S. Gerdes
Internet-Draft                                               O. Bergmann
Intended status: Standards Track                              C. Bormann
Expires: April 11, 2019                          Universitaet Bremen TZI
                                                             G. Selander
                                                             Ericsson AB
                                                                L. Seitz
                                                               RISE SICS
                                                        October 08, 2018

Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) Profile for Authentication and
            Authorization for Constrained Environments (ACE)
                    draft-ietf-ace-dtls-authorize-05

Abstract

   This specification defines a profile that allows constrained servers
   to delegate client authentication and authorization.  The protocol
   relies on DTLS for communication security between entities in a
   constrained network using either raw public keys or pre-shared keys.
   A resource-constrained server can use this protocol to delegate
   management of authorization information to a trusted host with less
   severe limitations regarding processing power and memory.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Protocol Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Protocol Flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.1.  Communication between C and AS  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.2.  RawPublicKey Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       3.2.1.  DTLS Channel Setup Between C and RS . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.3.  PreSharedKey Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       3.3.1.  DTLS Channel Setup Between C and RS . . . . . . . . .  10
     3.4.  Resource Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   4.  Dynamic Update of Authorization Information . . . . . . . . .  13
   5.  Token Expiration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   6.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   7.  Privacy Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   8.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   9.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     9.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     9.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     9.3.  URIs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19

1.  Introduction

   This specification defines a profile of the ACE framework
   [I-D.ietf-ace-oauth-authz].  In this profile, a client and a resource
   server use CoAP [RFC7252] over DTLS [RFC6347] to communicate.  The
   client obtains an access token, bound to a key (the proof-of-
   possession key), from an authorization server to prove its
   authorization to access protected resources hosted by the resource
   server.  Also, the client and the resource server are provided by the
   authorization server with the necessary keying material to establish
   a DTLS session.  The communication between client and authorization
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