15-day Public Review for #PKCS #11 Errata - ends February 17th

The OASIS PKCS 11 TC [1] members have recently approved three PKCS Errata Committee Specification Drafts and submitted them for a 15-day public review:

PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Base Specification Version 2.40 Errata 01
Committee Specification Draft 01 / Public Review Draft 01
09 December 2015

PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Current Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40 Errata 01
Committee Specification Draft 01 / Public Review Draft 01
09 December 2015

PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Historical Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40 Errata 01
Committee Specification Draft 01 / Public Review Draft 01
09 December 2015

Overview:

These documents contain corrections to errors and omissions in the PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Base Specification, Current Mechanisms and Historical Mechanisms OASIS Standards respectively.

In addition, copies of the OASIS Standards with draft errata applied are provided as well.

TC Description:

The OASIS PKCS 11 Technical Committee develops enhancements to improve the PKCS #11 standard for ease of use in code libraries, open source applications, wrappers, and enterprise/COTS products: implementation guidelines, usage tutorials, test scenarios and test suites, interoperability testing, coordination of functional testing, development of conformance profiles, and providing reference implementations.

Public Review Period:

The public reviews start 03 February 2016 at 00:00 UTC and end 17 February 2016 at 23:59 UTC.

This is an open invitation to comment. OASIS solicits feedback from potential users, developers and others, whether OASIS members or not, for the sake of improving the interoperability and quality of its technical work.

URIs:

The prose specification documents and related files are available here:

- Base Specification Version 2.40 Errata 01

Editable source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

- Base Specification OASIS Standard Incorporating Public Review Draft 01 of Errata 01

Editable source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

Definition files:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/inc...

- Current Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40 Errata 01

Editable source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-curr/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-curr/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-curr/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

- Current Mechanisms OASIS Standard Incorporating Public Review Draft 01 of Errata 01

Editable source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-curr/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-curr/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-curr/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

- Historical Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40 Errata 01

Editable source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-hist/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-hist/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-hist/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

- Historical Mechanisms OASIS Standard Incorporating Public Review Draft 01 of Errata 01

Editable source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-hist/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-hist/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-hist/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

ZIP distribution files (complete):

For your convenience, OASIS provides a complete package of each prose document and related files in ZIP distribution files. You can download the ZIP files here:

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Base Specification Version 2.40 Errata 01:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Current Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40 Errata 01:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-curr/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Historical Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40 Errata 01
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-hist/v2.40/errata01/csprd01/pkc...

Additional information about the specification and the OASIS PKCS 11 TC may be found at the TC's public home page:

https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/pkcs11/

Comments may be submitted to the TC by any person through the use of the OASIS TC Comment Facility as explained in the instructions located via the button labeled "Send A Comment" at the top of the TC public home page, or directly at:

https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/comments/index.php?wg_abbrev=pkcs11

Comments submitted by TC non-members for this work and for other work of this TC are publicly archived and can be viewed at:

http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/pkcs11-comment/

All comments submitted to OASIS are subject to the OASIS Feedback License, which ensures that the feedback you provide carries the same obligations at least as the obligations of the TC members. In connection with the public reviews of these OASIS Standard Errata, we call your attention to the OASIS IPR Policy [2] applicable especially [3] to the work of this technical committee. All members of the TC should be familiar with this document, which may create obligations regarding the disclosure and availability of a member's patent, copyright, trademark and license rights that read on an approved OASIS specification.

OASIS invites any persons who know of any such claims to disclose these if they may be essential to the implementation of the above specification, so that notice of them may be posted to the notice page for this TC's work.

========== Additional references:

[1] OASIS PKCS 11 TC
https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/pkcs11/

[2] http://www.oasis-open.org/who/intellectualproperty.php

[3] http://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/ipr

[4] http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/pkcs11/ipr.php
https://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/ipr#s10.2.2
RF on RAND

Associated TC: 
PKCS 11