A profile for Resource Tagged Attestations (RTAs)
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Network Working Group                                      G. Michaelson
Internet-Draft                                                 G. Huston
Intended status: Experimental                                T. Harrison
Expires: September 8, 2019                                         APNIC
                                                          T. Bruijnzeels
                                                             M. Hoffmann
                                                             opennetlabs
                                                           March 7, 2019

           A profile for Resource Tagged Attestations (RTAs)
                      draft-michaelson-rpki-rta-01

Abstract

   This document defines a Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) profile
   for a general purpose Resource Tagged Attestation (RTA), for use with
   the Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI).  The objective is to
   allow an attestation, in the form of an arbitrary digital object, to
   be signed "with resources", and for validation to provide an outcome
   of "valid with resources".  The profile is intended to provide for
   the signing of an attestation with an arbitrary set of resources.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Conventions Used In This Document . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  RTA Profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   4.  The RTA ContentType . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   5.  The RTA eContent  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     5.1.  version . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     5.2.  subjectKeyIdentifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     5.3.  resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     5.4.  digestAlgorithm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     5.5.  messageDigest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     5.6.  attestations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   6.  RTA Validation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   7.  Need for Canonicalization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     7.1.  ASCII, UTF-8, and HTML File Canonicalization  . . . . . .   7
     7.2.  XML File Canonicalization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     7.3.  No Canonicalization of Other File Formats . . . . . . . .   9
   8.  Standalone Use  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   9.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   10. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   11. Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   12. Revision history  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   13. Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11

1.  Introduction

   This document defines a Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) [RFC5652]
   profile for a general purpose Resource Tagged Attestation (RTA), for
   use with the Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) [RFC6480].  An
   RTA allows an arbitrary digital object to be signed "with resources,"
   and for validation of the digital signature to provide an outcome of
   "valid with resources."  The profile is intended to provide for the
   signing of a arbitrary attestation with a set of resources by the
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