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Saml sso by Tamil on nullblrmeet 21st July 2015


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Saml sso by Tamil on nullblrmeet 21st July 2015

  1. 1. Introduction to SMAL 2.0 - Single Sign ON Tamilvanan Ganesan Security Researcher
  2. 2. Agenda  Introduction to SAML  Introduction to Single Sign-ON  Importance of SAML  SAML Characters  SAML Architecture  Use case of SAML – Internet SSO  Active and Passive Profile
  3. 3. Introduction to SAML  SAML – Security Assertion Markup Language  SAML is a Secure XML based communication Mechanism  OASIS - Advancing Open Standards for the Information Society • SAML 1.0 November 2002 • SAML 1.1 September 2003 • SAML 2.0 March 2005
  4. 4. Importance of SAML  SAML - Increase Security  SAML - Increase Application Access  SAML - Provides good support for Administrators  Increase Security  Eliminate Multiple Authentication  Eliminate Phishing  Increase Application Access  No Need to type the password often  Administrators  Eliminate duplicate record Maintenance in database
  5. 5. Introduction to Single Sign-ON  What is SSO? Single Sign-ON is a feature of an information system that lets a user login in once and gain access to the multiple software system without being prompted to login again
  6. 6. SAML Characters  Identity Provider (IdP) - Maintain Directory of users  Service Provider (SP) - Salseforce  User IdP SP User Authentication Access Service Trust Relationship
  7. 7. SAML Architecture Assertions: Assertion is a claim, statement, or declaration of a fact made by a SAML authority Authentication assertion - the subject is authenticated Authorization assertion - the subject is authorized to access a particular resource Attribute assertion -the subject is associated with the supplied attribute Protocol: SAML defines a request/response protocol for obtaining assertions. Bindings: Details exactly how the SAML protocol maps onto transport and messaging protocols. Profiles: Active Profile – API Call Passive Profile- Browser
  8. 8. Sample SAML Request and Response <samlp:Request MajorVersion=“1” MinorVersion=“0” RequestID=“” > <samlp:AuthenticationQuery> <saml:Subject> <saml:NameIdentifier SecurityDomain=“” Name=“joeuser” /> </saml:Subject> </samlp:AuthenticationQuery> </samlp:Request> <samlp:Response MajorVersion=“1” MinorVersion=“0” RequestID=“” InResponseTo=“” StatusCode=“Success”> <saml:Assertion MajorVersion=“1” MinorVersion=“0” AssertionID=“” Issuer=“Smith Corporation"> <saml:Conditions NotBefore=“2001-12-03T10:00:00Z” NotAfter=“2001-12-03T10:05:00Z” /> <saml:AuthenticationStatement …> </saml:AuthenticationStatement> </saml:Assertion> </samlp:Request>
  9. 9. Use case of SAML – Internet SSO IdP SP Employer User Active Directory SAML Token 1 2 3
  10. 10. Active and Passive Profile IdP User API Call Active Profile Passive Profile SAML Token
  11. 11. Resources    12-12.pdf