[Openid-specs-mobile-profile] Source authentication on client notification endpoint

Dave Tonge dave.tonge at momentumft.co.uk
Mon Nov 6 16:35:03 UTC 2017

Dear FAPI & MODRNA Working Groups

We discussed in the face to face meeting today about supporting source
authentication (and message integrity) on the client notification endpoint.

Currently in the CIBA spec this endpoint is only protected by a bearer
token - the `client_notification_token`.

The token response sent to this endpoint has an id_token. We suggested that
this id_token should include an `at_hash`. This will give the client
greater assurance that the token response is from the OpenID Provider and
of the integrity of the payload.

If a refresh token is in the payload, then the id token should contain an

In the meeting we felt that this change should go into the main CIBA spec
rather than the FAPI profile.

It would be good to hear from the working groups any thoughts on this.

The relevant issue in FAPI is:

The relevant clause in the CIBA spec is here:


Dave Tonge
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