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Telechat Review of draft-ietf-oauth-assertions-10

Request Review of draft-ietf-oauth-assertions
Requested revision No specific revision (document currently at 18)
Type Telechat Review
Team Security Area Directorate (secdir)
Deadline 2013-02-05
Requested 2013-01-25
Authors Brian Campbell , Chuck Mortimore , Michael B. Jones , Yaron Y. Goland
I-D last updated 2013-02-07
Completed reviews Genart Last Call review of -08 by Vijay K. Gurbani (diff)
Genart Telechat review of -09 by Vijay K. Gurbani (diff)
Genart Telechat review of -10 by Vijay K. Gurbani (diff)
Secdir Last Call review of -08 by Shawn M Emery (diff)
Secdir Telechat review of -10 by Shawn M Emery (diff)
Opsdir Last Call review of -17 by Mehmet Ersue (diff)
Assignment Reviewer Shawn M Emery
State Completed
Request Telechat review on draft-ietf-oauth-assertions by Security Area Directorate Assigned
Reviewed revision 10 (document currently at 18)
Result Ready
Completed 2013-02-07

    A new version of this draft has been made, 10, which implicitly
    addresses the concerns that I had brought up during the secdir



    On 12/30/12 12:07 AM, Shawn Emery wrote:

I have reviewed this document as part of the security directorate's 
ongoing effort to review all IETF documents being processed by the IESG. 
These comments were written primarily for the benefit of the security 
area directors. Document editors and WG chairs should treat these 
comments just like any other last call comments.

This internet-draft describes an assertion framework for the OAuth 2.0 protocol.  Given that
that this is a framework, subsequent drafts would be needed for a deployed mechanism.

The security considerations section does exist and outlines various issues including
impersonation, replay, and privacy.  The section then suggests ways of mitigating these
threats.  This seems sufficient, but can there be more guidance on the Assertion ID to
avoid collision or replay (e.g. length, roll-over, etc.)?

General comments:


Editorial comments:

Redundant wordings, suggested fix:


 An IEFT URN for use as the "XXXX" value can be requested using
 the template in An IETF URN Sub-Namespace for OAuth [




 An IEFT URN for use as the "XXXX" value can be requested using
 the template in [



Shouldn't urn:ietf:params:oauth:grant_type:* be 

s/included yet all/included, yet all/


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