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certificate revocation list (CRL)

Definition(s):

  A list of revoked public key certificates created and digitally signed by a certification authority.
Source(s):
FIPS 201-3 under Certificate Revocation List from RFC 5280 - adapted, RFC 6818 - adapted

  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 from CNSSI 1300

  1. A list of revoked public key certificates created and digitally signed by a Certificate Authority.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015

  A list of revoked public key certificates created and digitally signed by a Certification Authority.
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-12b under certificate revocation list
NISTIR 7711 under Certificate Revocation List

  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 1800-27C under Certificate Revocation List

  A list of revoked public key certificates by certificate number that includes the revocation date and (possibly) the reason for their revocation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 2 Rev.1 under Certificate revocation list (CRL)

  A list of revoked but unexpired certificates issued by a Certification Authority.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-175B Rev. 1 under Certificate Revocation List (CRL)

  A list of digital certificates that have been revoked by an issuing CA before their scheduled expiration date and should no longer be trusted.
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-16B under Certificate Revocation List
NIST SP 1800-16C under Certificate Revocation List
NIST SP 1800-16D under Certificate Revocation List