Commercial National Security Algorithm (CNSA) Suite Profile of Certificate Management over CMS
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Network Working Group                                         M. Jenkins
Internet-Draft                                                L. Zieglar
Intended status: Informational                                       NSA
Expires: November 30, 2019                                  May 29, 2019

     Commercial National Security Algorithm (CNSA) Suite Profile of
                    Certificate Management over CMS
                   draft-jenkins-cnsa-cmc-profile-05

Abstract

   This document specifies a profile of the Certificate Management over
   CMS (CMC) protocol for managing X.509 public key certificates in
   applications that use the Commercial National Security Algorithm
   (CNSA) Suite published by the United States Government.

   The profile applies to the capabilities, configuration, and operation
   of all components of US National Security Systems that manage X.509
   public key certificates over CMS.  It is also appropriate for all
   other US Government systems that process high-value information.

   The profile is made publicly available here for use by developers and
   operators of these and any other system deployments.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  The Commercial National Security Algorithm Suite  . . . . . .   3
   3.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   4.  Requirements and Assumptions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   5.  Client Requirements: Generating PKI Requests  . . . . . . . .   5
     5.1.  Tagged Certification Request  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     5.2.  Certificate Request Message . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   6.  RA Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     6.1.  RA Processing of Requests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     6.2.  RA-Generated PKI Requests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     6.3.  RA-Generated PKI Responses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   7.  CA Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     7.1.  CA Processing of PKI Requests . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     7.2.  CA-Generated PKI Responses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   8.  Client Requirements: Processing PKI Responses . . . . . . . .  13
   9.  Shared-Secrets  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   10. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   11. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   12. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     12.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     12.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   Appendix A.  Scenarios  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     A.1.  Initial Enrollment  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     A.2.  Rekey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19

1.  Introduction

   This document specifies a profile of the Certificate Management over
   CMS (CMC) protocol to comply with the United States National Security
   Agency's Commercial National Security Algorithm (CNSA) Suite [CNSA].
   The profile applies to the capabilities, configuration, and operation
   of all components of US National Security Systems [SP80059].  It is
   also appropriate for all other US Government systems that process
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