Poll-Based Security Event Token (SET) Delivery Using HTTP
draft-ietf-secevent-http-poll-01

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Network Working Group                                    A. Backman, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                                    Amazon
Intended status: Standards Track                           M. Jones, Ed.
Expires: April 25, 2019                                        Microsoft
                                                            M. Scurtescu
                                                                Coinbase
                                                               M. Ansari
                                                                   Cisco
                                                              A. Nadalin
                                                               Microsoft
                                                        October 22, 2018

       Poll-Based Security Event Token (SET) Delivery Using HTTP
                    draft-ietf-secevent-http-poll-01

Abstract

   This specification defines how a series of Security Event Tokens
   (SETs) may be delivered to an intended recipient using HTTP POST over
   TLS initiated as a poll by the recipient.  The specification also
   defines how delivery can be assured, subject to the SET Recipient'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 Delivery  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.1.  Polling Delivery using HTTP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.2.  Polling HTTP Request Attributes . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.3.  Polling HTTP Response Attributes  . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     2.4.  Poll Request  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       2.4.1.  Poll Only Request . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       2.4.2.  Acknowledge Only Request  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       2.4.3.  Poll with Acknowledgement . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       2.4.4.  Poll with Acknowledgement and Errors  . . . . . . . .  10
     2.5.  Poll Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     2.6.  Error Response Handling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   3.  Authentication and Authorization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     3.1.  Use of Tokens as Authorizations . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   4.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     4.1.  Authentication Using Signed SETs  . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     4.2.  HTTP Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     4.3.  TLS Support Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     4.4.  Access Token Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       4.4.1.  Bearer Token Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   5.  Privacy Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   6.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   7.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     7.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     7.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   Appendix A.  Acknowledgments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   Appendix B.  Change Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
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