Mutual TLS Profile for OAuth 2.0
draft-ietf-oauth-mtls-02

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OAuth Working Group                                          B. Campbell
Internet-Draft                                                J. Bradley
Intended status: Standards Track                           Ping Identity
Expires: December 31, 2017                                   N. Sakimura
                                               Nomura Research Institute
                                                          T. Lodderstedt
                                                           YES Europe AG
                                                           June 29, 2017

                    Mutual TLS Profile for OAuth 2.0
                        draft-ietf-oauth-mtls-02

Abstract

   This document describes Transport Layer Security (TLS) mutual
   authentication using X.509 certificates as a mechanism for both OAuth
   client authentication to the token endpoint as well as for sender
   constrained access to OAuth protected resources.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Requirements Notation and Conventions . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Mutual TLS for Client Authentication  . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.1.  Mutual TLS Client Authentication to the Token Endpoint  .   3
     2.2.  Authorization Server Metadata . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.3.  Dynamic Client Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Mutual TLS Sender Constrained Resources Access  . . . . . . .   5
     3.1.  X.509 Certificate SHA-256 Thumbprint Confirmation Method
           for JWT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.2.  Confirmation Method for Token Introspection . . . . . . .   6
   4.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.1.  JWT Confirmation Methods Registration . . . . . . . . . .   7
       4.1.1.  Registry Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.2.  Token Endpoint Authentication Method Registration . . . .   7
       4.2.1.  Registry Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.3.  OAuth Token Introspection Response Registration . . . . .   8
       4.3.1.  Registry Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.4.  OAuth Dynamic Client Registration Metadata Registration .   8
       4.4.1.  Registry Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   5.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.1.  TLS Versions and Best Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.2.  Client Identity Binding by the Authorization Server . . .   9
   6.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     6.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     6.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   Appendix A.  Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   Appendix B.  Document(s) History  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12

1.  Introduction

   This document describes Transport Layer Security (TLS) mutual
   authentication using X.509 certificates as a mechanism for both OAuth
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