Diffie-Hellman Proof-of-Possession Algorithms, May 2013
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- J. Schaad
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This document describes two methods for producing an integrity check value from a Diffie-Hellman key pair and one method for producing an integrity check value from an Elliptic Curve key pair. This behavior is needed for such operations as creating the signature of a Public-Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS) #10 Certification Request. These algorithms are designed to provide a Proof-of-Possession of the private key and not to be a general purpose signing algorithm.
This document obsoletes RFC 2875.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.