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Diameter AVP Level Security: Keyed Message Digests, Digital Signatures, and Encryption

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Last updated: 2014-01-16 (latest revision 2013-07-15)
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This document defines an extension for end to end authentication, integrity and confidentiality protection of Diameter Attribute Value Pairs. The solutions focuses on protecting Diameter Attribute Value Pairs and leaves the key distribution solution to a separate specification. The integrity protection can be introduced in a backward compatible manner to existing application. The confidentiality protection requires an explicit support from an application, thus is applicable only for newly defined applications. Terminology


Jouni Korhonen <>
Hannes Tschofenig <>

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