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RFC 1320

"The MD4 Message-Digest Algorithm", April 1992

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc1320.txt
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Status:
HISTORIC (changed from INFORMATIONAL March 2011)
Obsoletes:
RFC 1186
Obsoleted by:
RFC 6150
Author:
R. Rivest
Stream:
IETF
Source:
pem (sec)

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Abstract

This document describes the MD4 message-digest algorithm [1]. The algorithm takes as input a message of arbitrary length and produces as output a 128-bit "fingerprint" or "message digest" of the input. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.


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