RFC 5409

Using the Boneh-Franklin and Boneh-Boyen Identity-Based Encryption Algorithms with the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS), January 2009

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5409.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
L. Martin
M. Schertler
Stream:
IETF
Source:
smime (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC5409

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Abstract

This document describes the conventions for using the Boneh-Franklin (BF) and Boneh-Boyen (BB1) identity-based encryption algorithms in the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) to encrypt content-encryption keys. Object identifiers and the convention for encoding a recipient's identity are also defined. 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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