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RFC 5958

"Asymmetric Key Packages", August 2010

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5958.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 5208
Author:
S. Turner
Stream:
IETF
Source:
NON WORKING GROUP

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Abstract

This document defines the syntax for private-key information and a content type for it. Private-key information includes a private key for a specified public-key algorithm and a set of attributes. The Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS), as defined in RFC 5652, can be used to digitally sign, digest, authenticate, or encrypt the asymmetric key format content type. This document obsoletes RFC 5208. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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