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RFC 3110, "RSA/SHA-1 SIGs and RSA KEYs in the Domain Name System (DNS)", May 2001

Note: This RFC has been updated by RFC 6944

Source of RFC: dnsext (int)
See Also: RFC 3110 w/ inline errata

Errata ID: 4502
Status: Verified
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Mikko Rantanen
Date Reported: 2015-10-14
Verifier Name: Brian Haberman
Date Verified: 2015-10-14

Section 4 says:

conservative choice would be 65537 (F4, the fourth fermat number).

It should say:

conservative choice would be 65537 (F4, the fifth Fermat number).


Numbering of Fermat numbers starts from zero. F4 and 65537 agree, but F4 is fifth Fermat number in the series, not fourth.

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