RFC 5911

New ASN.1 Modules for Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) and S/MIME, June 2010

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5911.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Updated by:
RFC 6268
Authors:
P. Hoffman
J. Schaad
Stream:
IETF
Source:
smime (sec)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC5911

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Abstract

The Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) format, and many associated formats, are expressed using ASN.1. The current ASN.1 modules conform to the 1988 version of ASN.1. This document updates those ASN.1 modules to conform to the 2002 version of ASN.1. There are no bits-on-the-wire changes to any of the formats; this is simply a change to the syntax. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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