Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Authority Information Access Certificate Revocation List (CRL) Extension
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, pkix mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, pkix chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Authority Information Access CRL Extension' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Authority Information Access CRL Extension ' <draft-ietf-pkix-crlaia-04.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Public-Key Infrastructure (X.509) Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Sam Hartman and Tim Polk. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-pkix-crlaia-04.txt
Technical Summary This document updates RFC 3280 by defining the Authority Information Access Certificate Revocation Lists (CRL) extension. RFC 3280 [PKIX1] provides for bottom-up discovery of certification paths through the Authority Information Access extension. This document defines the use of the Authority Information Access extension in CRLs, enabling a CRL checking application to to locate certificates that may be useful in the construction of a valid CRL issuer certification path to an appropriate trust anchor. Working Group Summary The working group had consensus to advance the draft to proposed standard. Protocol Quality This document has been reviewed by members of the firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list, the RFC 3280bis design team, and by the working groupc chairs. This document was reviewed for the IESG by Sam Hartman.