RFC 7905

ChaCha20-Poly1305 Cipher Suites for Transport Layer Security (TLS), June 2016

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7905.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 5246, RFC 6347
Authors:
A. Langley
W. Chang
N. Mavrogiannopoulos
J. Strombergson
S. Josefsson
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tls (sec)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC7905

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Abstract

This document describes the use of the ChaCha stream cipher and Poly1305 authenticator in the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) protocols. This document updates RFCs 5246 and 6347.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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