(PR) 60-day Public Review for Web Services Security V1.1.1 Candidate OASIS Standard

Members of the OASIS Web Services Security Maintenance (WSS-M) TC [1] have recently approved a Special Majority ballot to advance Web Services Security Version 1.1.1 Committee Specification 01 to Candidate OASIS Standard (COS) [2]. The COS now enters a 60-day public review period in preparation for a member ballot to consider its approval as an OASIS Standard.

Specification Overview:

Web Services Security Version 1.1.1 is a multi-part specification consisting of the following parts:

- Web Services Security Kerberos Token Profile
Candidate OASIS Standard 01
15 December 2011

- Web Services Security Rights Expression Language (REL) Token Profile
Candidate OASIS Standard 01
15 December 2011

- Web Services Security SAML Token Profile
Candidate OASIS Standard 01
15 December 2011

- Web Services Security: SOAP Message Security Version
Candidate OASIS Standard 01
15 December 2011

- Web Services Security SOAP Message with Attachments (SwA) Profile
Candidate OASIS Standard 01
15 December 2011

- Web Services Security Username Token Profile
Candidate OASIS Standard 01
15 December 2011

- Web Services Security X.509 Certificate Token Profile Version
Candidate OASIS Standard 01
15 December 2011

This document set integrates specific error corrections or editorial changes to the preceding specifications, within the scope of the Web Services Security and this TC.

These documents introduce a third digit in the numbering convention where the third digit represents a consolidation of error corrections, bug fixes or editorial formatting changes (e.g., 1.1.1); it does not add any new features to the base specifications (e.g., 1.1).

TC Description:

The purpose of the TC is to perform ongoing maintenance on the OASIS Standards of Web Services Security 1.1 and token profiles produced by the Web Services Security (WSS) TC, which is now closed.

The work is defined as: any drafting or development work to modify the indicated OASIS Standards that (a) constitutes only error corrections, bug fixes or editorial formatting changes; and (b) does not add any new features, and (c) is within the scope of the Web Services Security TC that approved the OASIS Standard.


Public Review Period

The 60-day public review starts today, 28 February 2012 and ends 28 April 2012. 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 document and related files are available here:

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Web Services Security Kerberos Token Profile Version 1.1.1
Editable Source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-KerberosTokenProfi...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-KerberosTokenProfi...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-KerberosTokenProfi...

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Web Services Security SAML Token Profile Version 1.1.1
Editable Source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-SAMLTokenProfile-v...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-SAMLTokenProfile-v...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-SAMLTokenProfile-v...

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Web Services Security: SOAP Message Security Version 1.1.1
Editable Source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-SOAPMessageSecurit...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-SOAPMessageSecurit...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-SOAPMessageSecurit...

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Web Services Security SOAP Message with Attachments (SwA) Profile Version 1.1.1
Editable Source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-SwAProfile-v1.1.1-...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-SwAProfile-v1.1.1-...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-SwAProfile-v1.1.1-...

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Web Services Security Username Token Profile Version 1.1.1
Editable Source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-UsernameTokenProfi...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-UsernameTokenProfi...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-UsernameTokenProfi...

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Web Services Security Rights Expression Language (REL) Token Profile Version 1.1.1
Editable Source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-rel-token-profile-...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-rel-token-profile-...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-rel-token-profile-...

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Web Services Security X.509 Certificate Token Profile Version 1.1.1
Editable Source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-x509TokenProfile-v...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-x509TokenProfile-v...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-x509TokenProfile-v...

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XML Schemas:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/xsd/

ZIP distribution file (complete):

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

http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss-m/wss/v1.1.1/cos01/wss-v1.1.1-cos01.zip

Additional information about the specification and the Web Services Security Maintenance (WSS-M) TC may be found at the TC's public home page:

http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/wss-m/

Comments may be submitted to the TC by any person through the use of the OASIS TC Comment Facility which can be located via the button labeled "Send A Comment" at the top of the TC public homepage, or directly at:

http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/comments/index.php?wg_abbrev=wss-m

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/wss-m-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 this public review of Web Services Security Version 1.1.1, we call your attention to the OASIS IPR Policy [3] applicable especially [4] 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 Web Services Security Maintenance (WSS-M) TC
http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/wss-m/

[2] COS ballot: http://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/wss-m/ballot.php?id=2154
CS ballot: http://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/wss-m/ballot.php?id=2119

[3] http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/icom/ipr.php

[4] http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/wss-m/ipr.php
http://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/ipr#10.3
Non-Assertion Mode

Associated TC: 
wss-m