[rfc-dist] RFC 5649 on Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Key Wrap with Padding Algorithm

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        RFC 5649

        Title:      Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Key 
                    Wrap with Padding Algorithm 
        Author:     R. Housley, M. Dworkin
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       September 2009
        Mailbox:    housley at vigilsec.com, 
                    dworkin at nist.gov
        Pages:      13
        Characters: 22507
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-housley-aes-key-wrap-with-pad-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5649.txt

This document specifies a padding convention for use with the AES Key
Wrap algorithm specified in RFC 3394.  This convention eliminates the
requirement that the length of the key to be wrapped be a multiple of
64 bits, allowing a key of any practical length to be wrapped.  This 
memo provides information for the Internet community.


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