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Certificate Revocation List

Acronym(s):
CRL
Definition(s):

  A list of revoked public key certificates created and digitally signed by a certification authority.
Source(s): FIPS 201-2 (RFC 5280)

  A list of revoked but unexpired certificates issued by a CA.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-15
NIST SP 800-21 Second edition (NIST SP 800-15)

  A list maintained by a Certification Authority of the certificates which it has issued that are revoked prior to their stated expiration date.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-32

  A list of revoked public key certificates created and digitally signed by a Certificate Authority.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-63-2 (IETF RFC 5280)
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-63-2, FIPS 201-1)

  These are digitally signed “blacklists” of revoked certificates. Certification authorities (CAs) periodically issue certificate revocation lists (CRLs), and users can retrieve them on demand via repositories.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (CNSSI 1300)

Synonym(s):

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