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1. (WO2018077960) AUTHENTICATION FOR NEXT GENERATION SYSTEMS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/077960    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/077330
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Oct 26 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H04W 12/06
H04L 29/06
Applicants: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
Inventors: BEN HENDA, Noamen
LEHTOVIRTA, Vesa
CASTELLANOS ZAMORA, David
Title: AUTHENTICATION FOR NEXT GENERATION SYSTEMS
Abstract:
Methods and apparatus for secondary authentication in a network. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) comprises establishing a user plane (UP) session or connection with a UP function (UPF), receiving an extensible authentication protocol (EAP) based authentication request from the UPF and sending an EAP based authentication response to the UPF. A method performed by a user plane UP function (UPF) comprises establishing a UP session or connection to a user equipment (UE), sending an extensible authentication protocol (EAP) based authentication request to the UE, and receiving an EAP based authentication response from the UE.