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RFC 3852

"Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)", July 2004

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3852.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 3369
Obsoleted by:
RFC 5652
Updated by:
RFC 4853, RFC 5083
Author:
R. Housley
Stream:
IETF
Source:
smime (sec)

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Abstract

This document describes the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS). This syntax is used to digitally sign, digest, authenticate, or encrypt arbitrary message content. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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