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RE: Secure Element API: Acces Control

From: POTONNIEE Olivier <Olivier.POTONNIEE@gemalto.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:13:23 +0200
To: "erwan.louet@orange.com" <erwan.louet@orange.com>, "public-sysapps@w3.org" <public-sysapps@w3.org>
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> From: erwan.louet@orange.com [mailto:erwan.louet@orange.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:44 AM
> To: POTONNIEE Olivier; public-sysapps@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Secure Element API: Acces Control
> Olivier,
> I have some feedback on the draft :
> - restricting access control to only author signature seems not aligned
> with Global Platform, which states that all signatures shall be
> checked. In the context of W3C this means that distributor signatures
> (if any) must also be checked

[Olivier] In the case of Web Applications, there is no signature for now. So we define the one we need. I initially thought the author would be the most appropriate, but distributor could be an alternative. Or we could have both, but only one would be used for access control, so I don't think it would be useful.
I raised a github issue to track this: https://github.com/opoto/secure-element/issues/7

> - this extends to the certificate chain check (bottom to top), again as
> specified in GlobalPlatform the enforcer must try all certificates in
> the chain.
> This is how things are implemented in Tizen currently. I don't believe
> this adds much work to the UA developers.

[Olivier] You are right, we need to detail how we process certificate chains
I raised a github issue to track this: https://github.com/opoto/secure-element/issues/8


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