[kitten] RFC 8353 on Generic Security Service API Version 2: Java Bindings Update

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[kitten] RFC 8353 on Generic Security Service API Version 2: Java Bindings Update

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        RFC 8353

        Title:      Generic Security Service API Version 2:
                    Java Bindings Update
        Author:     M. Upadhyay,
                    S. Malkani,
                    W. Wang
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       May 2018
        Mailbox:    [hidden email],
                    [hidden email],
                    [hidden email]
        Pages:      96
        Characters: 204802
        Obsoletes:  RFC 5653

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-kitten-rfc5653bis-07.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8353

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8353

The Generic Security Services Application Programming Interface
(GSS-API) offers application programmers uniform access to security
services atop a variety of underlying cryptographic mechanisms.  This
document updates the Java bindings for the GSS-API that are specified
in "Generic Security Service API Version 2: Java Bindings Update"
(RFC 5653).  This document obsoletes RFC 5653 by adding a new output
token field to the GSSException class so that when the initSecContext
or acceptSecContext methods of the GSSContext class fail, it has a
chance to emit an error token that can be sent to the peer for
debugging or informational purpose.  The stream-based GSSContext
methods are also removed in this version.

The GSS-API is described at a language-independent conceptual level
in "Generic Security Service Application Program Interface Version 2,                  
Update 1" (RFC 2743).  The GSS-API allows a caller application to
authenticate a principal identity, to delegate rights to a peer, and
to apply security services such as confidentiality and integrity on a
per-message basis.  Examples of security mechanisms defined for
GSS-API are "The Simple Public-Key GSS-API Mechanism (SPKM)"
(RFC 2025) and "The Kerberos Version 5 Generic Security Service                      
Application Program Interface (GSS-API) Mechanism: Version 2"
(RFC 4121).

This document is a product of the Common Authentication Technology Next Generation Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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