Encrypt-then-MAC for Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS), September 2014
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- P. Gutmann
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This document describes a means of negotiating the use of the encrypt-then-MAC security mechanism in place of the existing MAC-then-encrypt mechanism in Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS). The MAC-then-encrypt mechanism has been the subject of a number of security vulnerabilities over a period of many years.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.