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ACTION-189: Cabfourm X.509v3/ PKIX guidelines

From: Hallam-Baker, Phillip <pbaker@verisign.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 09:58:46 -0700
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To: "Hallam-Baker, Phillip" <pbaker@verisign.com>, <public-wsc-wg@w3.org>
Once more with the right subject line       
       
        The latest version of the guidelines is at:
        
        http://www.cabforum.org/EV_Certificate_Guidelines.pdf
        
        The actual profile requirements are in part D, sections 6 through 8.
        
        Section 6 essentially states that particular OIDs must be used for the subject and issuer identifier DN arcs. These appear to be taken from PKIX.
        
        Section 7 states where the policy OIDs should be placed.
        
        Section 8 gives maximum lifespan requirements, interestingly this is a SHOULD not a MUST.
        
        
        Additional technical details are in Appendices A and B.
        
        Appendix A is motherhood/Apple pie statements on key lengths. Most important thing here is that the transition to 2048 bits is mandated by the end of 2010.
        
        Appendix B is a profile on X.509v3 and PKIX (RFC 3280).
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