[rfc-dist] RFC 5758 on Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure: Additional Algorithms and Identifiers for DSA and ECDSA

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        RFC 5758

        Title:      Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure: 
                    Additional Algorithms and Identifiers for DSA 
                    and ECDSA 
        Author:     Q. Dang, S. Santesson,
                    K. Moriarty, D. Brown,
                    T. Polk
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       January 2010
        Mailbox:    quynh.dang at nist.gov, 
                    sts at aaa-sec.com, 
                    Moriarty_Kathleen at emc.com,  dbrown at certicom.com, 
                    tim.polk at nist.gov
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 15834
        Updates:    RFC3279

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-pkix-sha2-dsa-ecdsa-10.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5758.txt

This document updates RFC 3279 to specify algorithm
identifiers and ASN.1 encoding rules for the Digital Signature
Algorithm (DSA) and Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm
(ECDSA) digital signatures when using SHA-224, SHA-256, SHA-384,
or SHA-512 as the hashing algorithm.  This specification applies to
the Internet X.509 Public Key infrastructure (PKI) when digital
signatures are used to sign certificates and certificate
revocation lists (CRLs).  This document also identifies all four
SHA2 hash algorithms for use in the Internet X.509 PKI.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Public-Key Infrastructure (X.509) Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
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