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Subject: RE: [saml-dev] phishing the DS protocol

> The Identity Provider Discovery Service Protocol and Profile talks
> about the dangers of phishing attacks and how metadata can mitigate
> this threat. However, it stops short of specifying that the DS MUST
> ensure by some means (metadata or otherwise) that the location
> specified in the return parameter is in fact associated with the
> requester given by the entityID parameter. Am I missing something?

Not that I can see. Making it a MUST doesn't give anybody involved any
guarantee that it's being prevented, so it's not a MUST, just up to the

Could have been a "MUST implement", didn't really think about it.
-- Scott

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