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RFC 6655, "AES-CCM Cipher Suites for Transport Layer Security (TLS)", July 2012

Source of RFC: IETF - NON WORKING GROUP
Area Assignment: sec

Errata ID: 3760
Status: Held for Document Update
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Sandeep S. Kumar
Date Reported: 2013-10-22
Held for Document Update by: Sean Turner
Date Held: 2014-01-14

Section 3 says:

....is 8 octets.  Each value of the
   nonce_explicit MUST be distinct for each distinct invocation of the
   GCM encrypt function for any fixed key.  Failure to meet...

It should say:

....is 8 octets.  Each value of the
   nonce_explicit MUST be distinct for each distinct invocation of the
   CCM encrypt function for any fixed key.  Failure to meet...

Notes:

GCM should be corrected to CCM. The draft discusses the AES-CCM mode of operation.

spt: Don't think implementers will be confused by this so HFDU.

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