Improved Extensible Authentication Protocol Method for 3GPP Mobile Network Authentication and Key Agreement (EAP-AKA')
draft-ietf-emu-rfc5448bis-08

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Authors Jari Arkko  , Vesa Lehtovirta  , Vesa Torvinen  , Pasi Eronen 
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Network Working Group                                           J. Arkko
Internet-Draft                                             V. Lehtovirta
Obsoletes: 5448 (if approved)                                V. Torvinen
Updates: 4187 (if approved)                                     Ericsson
Intended status: Informational                                 P. Eronen
Expires: May 3, 2021                                         Independent
                                                        October 30, 2020

   Improved Extensible Authentication Protocol Method for 3GPP Mobile
          Network Authentication and Key Agreement (EAP-AKA')
                      draft-ietf-emu-rfc5448bis-08

Abstract

   The 3GPP Mobile Network Authentication and Key Agreement (AKA) is the
   primary authentication mechanism for devices wishing to access mobile
   networks.  RFC 4187 (EAP-AKA) made the use of this mechanism possible
   within the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) framework.  RFC
   5448 (EAP-AKA') was an improved version of EAP-AKA.

   This memo replaces the specification of EAP-AKA'.  EAP-AKA' was
   defined in RFC 5448 and updated EAP-AKA RFC 4187.  As such this
   document obsoletes RFC 5448 and updates RFC 4187.

   EAP-AKA' differs from EAP-AKA by providing a key derivation function
   that binds the keys derived within the method to the name of the
   access network.  The key derivation function has been defined in the
   3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP).  EAP-AKA' allows its use
   in EAP in an interoperable manner.  EAP-AKA' also updates the
   algorithm used in hash functions, as it employs SHA-256 / HMAC-
   SHA-256 instead of SHA-1 / HMAC-SHA-1 as in EAP-AKA.

   This version of EAP-AKA' specification specifies the protocol
   behaviour for both 4G and 5G deployments, whereas the previous
   version only did this for 4G.

Status of This Memo

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   3.  EAP-AKA'  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.1.  AT_KDF_INPUT  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.2.  AT_KDF  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     3.3.  Key Derivation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     3.4.  Hash Functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       3.4.1.  PRF'  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       3.4.2.  AT_MAC  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       3.4.3.  AT_CHECKCODE  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     3.5.  Summary of Attributes for EAP-AKA'  . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   4.  Bidding Down Prevention for EAP-AKA . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     4.1.  Summary of Attributes for EAP-AKA . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   5.  Peer Identities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     5.1.  Username Types in EAP-AKA' Identities . . . . . . . . . .  20
     5.2.  Generating Pseudonyms and Fast Re-Authentication
           Identities  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     5.3.  Identifier Usage in 5G  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
       5.3.1.  Key Derivation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
       5.3.2.  EAP Identity Response and EAP-AKA' AT_IDENTITY
               Attribute . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
   6.  Exported Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
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