Password-based Encryption for CMS, December 2001
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 3369, RFC 3370
- P. Gutmann
- smime (sec)
This document provides a method of encrypting data using user-supplied passwords and, by extension, any form of variable-length keying material which is not necessarily an algorithm-specific fixed-format key. The Cryptographic Message Syntax data format does not currently contain any provisions for password-based data encryption. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.