[rfc-dist] RFC 3826 on The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Cipher Algorithm in the SNMP User-based Security Model

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        RFC 3826

        Title:      The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Cipher
                    Algorithm in the SNMP User-based Security Model
        Author(s):  U. Blumenthal, F. Maino, K. McCloghrie
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       June 2004
        Mailbox:    uri at bell-labs.com, fmaino at andiamo.com,
                    kzm at cisco.com
        Pages:      16
        Characters: 32821
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-blumenthal-aes-usm-08.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3826.txt


This document describes a symmetric encryption protocol that
supplements the protocols described in the User-based Security Model
(USM), which is a Security Subsystem for version 3 of the Simple
Network Management Protocol for use in the SNMP Architecture.  The
symmetric encryption protocol described in this document is based on
the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) cipher algorithm used in Cipher
FeedBack Mode (CFB), with a key size of 128 bits.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
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