RFC 5656, "Elliptic Curve Algorithm Integration in the Secure Shell Transport Layer", December 2009Source of RFC: IETF - NON WORKING GROUP
Area Assignment: sec
See Also: RFC 5656w/ inline errata
Errata ID: 1960
Publication Format(s) : TEXT
Reported By: Alfred Hoenes
Date Reported: 2009-12-17
Verifier Name: Sean Turner
Date Verified: 2010-07-30
Section 6.2,2nd para says:
| For example, the method name for ECDH key exchange with ephemeral | keys generated on the nistp256 curve is "ecdsa-sha2-nistp256".
It should say:
vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv | For example, the method name for the SSH ECC public key algorithm | using the nistp256 curve is "ecdsa-sha2-nistp256". ^^^^^
Rationale: The RFC text inadvertently mixes content appropriate for
Section 6.2 with content in Section 6.3; the current text would cause
a contradiction with 6.3, as can be seen from the 2nd para in 6.3.