RFC 2898

PKCS #5: Password-Based Cryptography Specification Version 2.0, September 2000

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2898.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Obsoleted by:
RFC 8018
Author:
B. Kaliski
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2898

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Abstract

This document provides recommendations for the implementation of password-based cryptography, covering key derivation functions, encryption schemes, message-authentication schemes, and ASN.1 syntax identifying the techniques. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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