[rfc-dist] RFC 5656 on Elliptic Curve Algorithm Integration in the Secure Shell Transport Layer
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Title: Elliptic Curve Algorithm Integration in
the Secure Shell Transport Layer
Author: D. Stebila, J. Green
Status: Standards Track
Date: December 2009
Mailbox: douglas at stebila.ca,
jonathan.green at queensu.ca
I-D Tag: draft-green-secsh-ecc-09.txt
This document describes algorithms based on Elliptic Curve
Cryptography (ECC) for use within the Secure Shell (SSH) transport
protocol. In particular, it specifies Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman
(ECDH) key agreement, Elliptic Curve Menezes-Qu-Vanstone (ECMQV) key
agreement, and Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) for
use in the SSH Transport Layer protocol. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
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for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
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