[rfc-dist] RFC 5990 on Use of the RSA-KEM Key Transport Algorithm in the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)

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        RFC 5990

        Title:      Use of the RSA-KEM Key 
                    Transport Algorithm in the Cryptographic Message 
                    Syntax (CMS) 
        Author:     J. Randall, B. Kaliski,
                    J. Brainard, S. Turner
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       September 2010
        Mailbox:    jdrandall at comcast.net, 
                    kaliski_burt at emc.com, 
                    jbrainard at rsa.com,  turners at ieca.com
        Pages:      27
        Characters: 52579
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-smime-cms-rsa-kem-13.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5990.txt

The RSA-KEM Key Transport Algorithm is a one-pass (store-and-forward)
mechanism for transporting keying data to a recipient using the recipient's
RSA public key.  ("KEM" stands for "key encapsulation mechanism".)  This 
document specifies the conventions for using the RSA-KEM Key Transport
Algorithm with the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS).  The ASN.1 syntax is
aligned with an expected forthcoming change to American National Standard 
(ANS) X9.44.

This document is a product of the S/MIME Mail Security Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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