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Re: Test Vector Problem

From: Ari Kermaier <arik@phaos.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2003 11:03:32 -0400
Message-ID: <002c01c34562$1a0124e0$6501a8c0@arilaptop>
To: <kburtonblah@yahoo.com>, <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>

Kevin,

You're correct, that is an error in the test signature. We discovered this
last November and produced a new set of test vectors, but for some reason it
appears they were never sent to the WG. My apologies -- I'll send them right
now.

Ari

Ari Kermaier                    arik@phaos.com
Engineering Manager
Phaos Technoloy Corp.    http://www.phaos.com/

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Burton" <kburtonblah@yahoo.co.uk>
To: <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2003 6:27 AM
Subject: Test Vector Problem


>
>
> I am having trouble understanding one the tests from
> 01-phaos-xmldsig-two.zip. I was hoping somebody could point out
> my misunderstanding.
>
> The signature-big.xml file contains the following dsig:Reference,
>
> <dsig:Reference Id="reference-xpath-transform"
> URI="document.xml">
>     <dsig:Transforms>
>         <dsig:Transform
> Algorithm="http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-xpath-19991116">
>             <XPath>@*</XPath>
>         </dsig:Transform>
>         <dsig:Transform
> Algorithm="http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-xml-c14n-20010315#WithComments"/>
>     </dsig:Transforms>
>     <dsig:DigestMethod
> Algorithm="http://www.w3.org/2000/09/xmldsig#sha1"/>
>
> <dsig:DigestValue>gC+C369XMEjx8b6SsFYAKQP4Gzo=</dsig:DigestValue>
> </dsig:Reference>
>
> I was getting a failure on this so I checked the digest value and
> it matches against the following subset of document.xml.
>
> <player bats="left" id="10012" throws="right"></player>
>
> My question is that given the XPath transform only matches
> elements with attributes how come the attributes are being
> included in the C14N.
>
> Thanks for any help you can offer.
> Kevin
>
>
Received on Tuesday, 8 July 2003 11:02:45 GMT

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