SET Token Delivery Using HTTP
draft-ietf-secevent-delivery-01

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Network Working Group                                       P. Hunt, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                                    Oracle
Intended status: Standards Track                            M. Scurtescu
Expires: May 1, 2018                                              Google
                                                               M. Ansari
                                                                   Cisco
                                                              A. Nadalin
                                                               Microsoft
                                                              A. Backman
                                                                  Amazon
                                                        October 28, 2017

                     SET Token Delivery Using HTTP
                    draft-ietf-secevent-delivery-01

Abstract

   This specification defines how a series of security event tokens
   (SETs) may be delivered to a previously registered receiver using
   HTTP POST over TLS initiated as a push to the receiver, or as a poll
   by the receiver.  The specification also defines how delivery can be
   assured subject to the SET Token Receiver's need for assurance.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction and Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Notational Conventions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.2.  Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  SET Event Stream Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.1.  Event Delivery Process  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.2.  Push Delivery using HTTP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     2.3.  Polling Delivery using HTTP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       2.3.1.  Polling HTTP Request Attributes . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       2.3.2.  Polling HTTP Response Attributes  . . . . . . . . . .  10
       2.3.3.  Poll Request  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       2.3.4.  Poll Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     2.4.  Error Response Handling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   3.  Authentication and Authorization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     3.1.  Use of Tokens as Authorizations . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   4.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     4.1.  Authentication Using Signed SETs  . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     4.2.  HTTP Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     4.3.  TLS Support Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     4.4.  Authorization Token Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . .  19
       4.4.1.  Bearer Token Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   5.  Privacy Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   6.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   7.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     7.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     7.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   Appendix A.  Other Streaming Specifications . . . . . . . . . . .  23
   Appendix B.  Acknowledgments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
   Appendix C.  Change Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25

1.  Introduction and Overview
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