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certificate revocation list (CRL)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

CRL

Definition(s):

  A list of revoked public key certificates created and digitally signed by a Certification Authority.
Source(s):
FIPS 201 under Certificate Revocation List [Withdrawn] (RFC 3280)
NISTIR 7711 under Certificate Revocation List

  A list of revoked public key certificates created and digitally signed by a Certificate Authority. See [RFC 5280].
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-2 under Certificate Revocation List (CRL) [Superseded]

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

  2. 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)

  a list of revoked but unexpired certificates issued by a CA.
Source(s):
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 under Certificate Revocation List (CRL)