This document provides a summary of non-editorial changes in XML Signature 1.1 from the XML Signature Second Edition Recommendation.
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the text stating that
OCSPResponse was added to XML Signature 1.1,
as it has been removed from XML Signature 1.1. It has also
been updated to note that RFC 4051 has been obsoleted by RFC
6931. All references have also
been updated (diff).
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This document summarizes non-editorial changes in XML Signature 1.1 from the XML Signature Second Edition Recommendation.
For all algorithms added, algorithm identifiers and information were added to the specification.
SHA-1but allow it for compatibility
SHA-1use is DISCOURAGED (but support is still REQUIRED).
SHA-1to state that use is DISCOURAGED (but still REQUIRED).
HMAC-SHA1to state that use is DISCOURAGED
DSAwithSHA1is only REQUIRED as Signature algorithm for Signature verification, but is OPTIONAL for Signature generation. Previously it was REQUIRED for both.
HMAC-SHA512to RECOMMENDED (from OPTIONAL).
DEREncodedKeyValue- new representation for public keys
KeyInfoReference- alternative to
RetrievalMethodaccess to a
KeyInfoelement that does not require use of a
Transformis needed to obtain content of
KeyInfoReferenceelement instead of
dsig11:X509Digestto list of elements that may be included, to support reference via base64-encoded digest of a certificate
X509IssuerSerialand possible issue with schema validation when large serial numbers are used.
X509Datain explicitly trusted scenarios.
Referencevalidation since changes could occur in serialization after
SHA-256in preference to