Multiple Key Exchanges in IKEv2
draft-ietf-ipsecme-ikev2-multiple-ke-00

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                          C. Tjhai
Internet-Draft                                              M. Tomlinson
Updates: 7296 (if approved)                                 Post-Quantum
Intended status: Standards Track                             G. Bartlett
Expires: July 11, 2020                                        S. Fluhrer
                                                           Cisco Systems
                                                            D. Van Geest
                                                       ISARA Corporation
                                                       O. Garcia-Morchon
                                                                 Philips
                                                              V. Smyslov
                                                              ELVIS-PLUS
                                                         January 8, 2020

                    Multiple Key Exchanges in IKEv2
                draft-ietf-ipsecme-ikev2-multiple-ke-00

Abstract

   This document describes how to extend the Internet Key Exchange
   Protocol Version 2 (IKEv2) to allow multiple key exchanges to take
   place while computing of a shared secret during a Security
   Association (SA) setup.  The primary application of this feature in
   IKEv2 is the ability to perform one or more post-quantum key
   exchanges in conjunction with the classical (Elliptic Curve) Diffie-
   Hellman key exchange, so that the resulting shared key is resistant
   against quantum computer attacks.  Another possible application is
   the ability to combine several key exchanges in situations when no
   single key exchange algorithm is trusted by both initiator and
   responder.

   This document updates RFC7296 by renaming a tranform type 4 from
   "Diffie-Hellman Group (D-H)" to "Key Exchange Method (KE)" and
   renaming a field in the Key Exchange Payload from "Diffie-Hellman
   Group Num" to "Key Exchange Method".  It also renames an IANA
   registry for this transform type from "Transform Type 4 - Diffie-
   Hellman Group Transform IDs" to "Transform Type 4 - Key Exchange
   Method Transform IDs".  These changes generalize key exchange
   algorithms that can be used in IKEv2.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.1.  Problem Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.2.  Proposed Extension  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.3.  Changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     1.4.  Document Organization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   2.  Design Criteria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   3.  Multiple Key Exchanges  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.1.  Overall design  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.2.  Overall Protocol  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       3.2.1.  IKE_SA_INIT Round: Negotiation  . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       3.2.2.  IKE_INTERMEDIATE Round: Additional Key Exchanges  . .  11
       3.2.3.  IKE_AUTH Exchange . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       3.2.4.  CREATE_CHILD_SA Exchange  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   4.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   5.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   6.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
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