HTTP Digest Authentication Using AKA
draft-niemi-sipping-digest-aka-00

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Abstract

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Authentication Framework includes two authentication schemes: Basic and Digest. Both schemes employ a shared secret based mechanism for access authentication. The Authentication and Key Agreement (AKA) mechanism performs user authentication and session key distribution in Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) networks. AKA is a challenge- response based mechanism that uses symmetric cryptography. This memo specifies an AKA based password generation mechanism for HTTP Digest access authentication.

Authors

Aki Niemi (aki.niemi@nokia.com)
Jari Arkko (jari.arkko@piuha.net)
Vesa Torvinen (vesa.torvinen@ericsson.fi)

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